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Leadership

CEO

Ketul-J-Patel

Ketul J. Patel | CEO, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and President, Northwest Region, CommonSpirit Health

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

Leadership Team

Dianne Aroh, RN

Dianne Aroh, RN | Chief Nursing Officer

Dianne’s responsibilities include nursing, care management and pharmacy for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and the Northwest Region of CommonSpirit Health. 

Frank Cardinale

Frank Cardinale | Corporate Responsibility Officer, Northwest Region

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

Hans P. Cassagnol, MD, MMM

Hans P. Cassagnol, MD, MMM | Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Region

Dr. Cassagnol’s responsibilities include managing clinical operations, overseeing quality and safety, and ensuring patients receive the highest standard of medical care for the Northwest Region.

Miriam Chambliss

Miriam Chambliss | General Counsel, Northwest Region

Miriam’s accountabilities include overseeing legal services and providing legal advice in support of strategic operations and initiatives for the Northwest Region.

Mike Cox

Michael (Mike) Cox | Mission Leader, Northwest Region

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

Mark DeClue, Chief Information Officer, Northwest Region

Mark DeClue | Chief Information Officer, Northwest Region

Mark is responsible for the development, coordination, and execution of Information Technology systems and operational plans in the Northwest Region.

Ingrid Gerbino

Ingrid Gerbino, MD | 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 | Chief Strategy Officer

Tom is the senior executive responsible for health system strategy, growth & expansion through M&A, joint ventures and partnerships with health system, hospital and ambulatory partners across the multi-state region and leads brand and market development efforts to connect with consumer, communities, payors and employers.

David Nosacka

David Nosacka | Chief Financial Officer

David’s duties include responsibility and oversight of all financial functions, including revenue cycle for the Northwest Region. 

Toby Sutton

Toby Sutton | Chief Human Resources Officer

Toby's responsibilities include strategic and operational accountability for all Human Resources operations for the Northwest Region.

James G. Terwilliger

James G. Terwilliger | President, Puget Sound Market

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