Leadership

Leadership

  • Gary Bell

    Chief Executive Officer

    On February 1. 2016 Lehigh Regional Medical Center was acquired by Prime Healthcare, and at that time Gary Bell was appointed as the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer. He brings more than 40 years of leadership experience to his role, having led, consulted with, and acquired hospitals in the United States and Internationally.

  • Kenneth G. Sanger, RN, MBA, NE-BC

    Chief Nursing Officer

    Mr. Sanger joins Lehigh Regional Medical Center with 27 years of nursing experience, and 10 years dedicated to the role of Chief Nursing Officer. In 1990, he received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix in 2006.

    He comes to Lehigh Regional Medical Center, after his most recent CNO position at Lake Huron Medical Center, also a member of Prime Healthcare. In that role, Mr. Sanger provided executive leadership for all nursing units such as Intensive Care, Progressive Care, Med-Surgical and Inpatient Rehab as well as, he was the executive lead on the hospital’s service line enhancement of a new wound care center including hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

  • Cheryl McIntire

    Chief Financial Officer

    Cheryl McIntire was appointed as Chief Financial Officer at the time of the Prime Healthcare acquisition of Lehigh Regional Medical Center. She brings a wealth of experience, with over 25 years of working in accounting and finance in hospitals around the country, and since 1999 as a Hospital CFO.
    After joining Health Management Associates in 2003 as Chief Financial Officer of Twin Rivers Regional, Missouri, where she was instrumental in the successful transition from Tenet to HMA, in 2005 Cheryl relocated to SW Florida, where she worked as CFO at three HMA facilities in the area. Prior to joining the administration team at Lehigh Regional in February 2016, she was the CFO at Peace River Regional in Punta Gorda, Florida.
    Cheryl received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, from Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana in 1996.

Board of Trustees

  • James Adams
  • Jon Olliff, DDS
  • Lazaro Bravo, MD
  • Nathan Stout
  • Matt Caldwell
  • Robert Strathman, MD
  • Teresa Goodlad
  • Don Thompson
  • Laurie Jerriey
  • Kenneth Thompson
  • Joseph Lemmons, DO
  • Bo Turbeville