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Ketul J. Patel | CEO, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health & Division President, Pacific Northwest, CommonSpirit

Ketul J. Patel is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and Division President, Pacific Northwest (PNW) of CommonSpirit Health. 

Leadership Team

Dianne Aroh, RN

Dianne Aroh, RN | SVP/Chief Nursing Officer

Dianne’s responsibilities include nursing, care management and pharmacy. 

Frank Cardinale

Frank Cardinale | VP, Corporate Responsibility Officer

Frank’s duties include corporate responsibility, HIPAA privacy, information security and audit and monitoring reporting for the Pacific Northwest Division. 

Miriam Chambliss

Miriam Chambliss | VP/General Counsel

Miriam’s accountabilities include overseeing legal services for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Mike Cox

Michael (Mike) Cox | SVP/Mission Integration & Chief Mission Officer

Mike's responsibilities include mission integration, spirituality in the workplace, theology and ethics, spiritual care, culture, and leadership formation for the Pacific Northwest Division. 

Ingrid Gerbino

Ingrid Gerbino, MD | VP/Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Ingrid Gerbino’s responsibilities include creating the organization’s innovation strategy and continued development of the Virginia Mason Institute and the Kaizen Promotion Office.

Jeanne Jachim

Jeanne Jachim | Chief Philanthropy Officer

As President of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Foundations, Jeanne’s responsibilities include leading and overseeing our overall philanthropic vision and our philanthropic efforts.

Tom A Kruse

Thomas Kruse | SVP/Chief Strategy Officer

Tom’s responsibilities include corporate strategy and overall growth for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Kim Moore, MD

Kim Moore, MD, MHA | Interim CMO/VP, Medical Operations

Dr. Moore’s responsibilities include medical operations, clinical governance, clinical service lines, medical staff affairs, medical informatics and clinical data science for the Pacific Northwest Division.

David Nosacka

David Nosacka | SVP/Chief Financial Officer

David’s duties include responsibility and oversight of all financial functions. 

Will Owens

Will Owens | Interim VP/Chief Human Resources Officer

Will’s interim responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for all Human Resources operations for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Kerry Shannon

Kerry Shannon | SVP/Chief Integration Officer

Kerry’s responsibilities include integration, oversight and tracking of key clinical programs. 

Donna Smith, MD

Donna Smith, MD | President, Franciscan Medical Group & SVP, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Dr. Donna Smith’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for Franciscan Medical Group and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. 

Charleen Tachibana DNP RN

Charleen Tachibana, DNP RN | SVP/Chief Quality, Safety and Patient Experience Officer

Dr. Charleen Tachibana’s responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for clinical quality, safety and the patient experience for the Pacific Northwest Division.

Jim Terwilliger

James Terwilliger | SVP/Chief Operating Officer

Jim’s responsibilities include operational accountability across all hospitals and facilities, and building organizational integration among clinical services in the Pacific Northwest.