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Nemours Executive Cabinet

A 12-member Executive Cabinet is responsible for leading Nemours Children's, supported by members of the Nemours Leadership Team. This team is overseen by a Board of Directors and advised by Boards of Managers located in Florida and Delaware.

R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP

President and Chief Executive Officer

R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP is president and CEO of Nemours Children's. With more than 25 years as an academic surgeon and physician executive, Dr. Moss became increasingly concerned by how America's health care system narrowly defines health and consistently incentivizes complexity and volume of medical services over outcomes. He joined Nemours Children's to focus the next phase of his career on transforming the definition of children's health and fundamentally changing the financial incentives determining their care.

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R. Lawrence Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP, President and Chief Executive Officer

Peter Adebi

Chief Human Resources Officer

Peter Adebi is Nemours Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Executive Cabinet, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer, R. Lawrence Moss, MD. As a member of the Executive Cabinet, Peter’s talents as a visionary leader help shape key decisions at Nemours.

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Peter Adebi, Chief Human Resources Officer

Gina Altieri, CPA

Chief Communications Officer

Gina Altieri is Nemours Executive Vice President, Enterprise Chief Communications Officer (ECCO) and a member of the Executive Cabinet reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer, R. Lawrence Moss, MD. Gina leads the development and execution of a comprehensive and proactive communications and brand strategy to support Nemours’ strategic goals.

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Gina Altieri, CPA, Chief Communications Officer

Robert D. Bridges, CPA

Chief Executive of Nemours Florida Operations

Robert D. Bridges is Enterprise Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of Florida Operations, including Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida and Nemours Children’s primary, specialty and urgent care practices throughout Central and North Florida.

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Robert D. Bridges, CPA,. Chief Executive of Nemours Florida Operations

James "Jim" Digan

Chief Development Officer

Jim Digan is the Chief Development Officer for Nemours Children’s and is responsible for strategic leadership and guidance of the health system’s fundraising across its five-state footprint.

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James "Jim" Digan, Chief Development Officer

Michael J. Erhard, MD, MBA

Physician-in-Chief, Florida Operations

Dr. Michael Erhard's medical leadership role includes responsibilities for Nemours physician practices throughout northeast, northwest and central Florida, as well as Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida and hospitalists serving affiliated hospitals from Central Florida to Florida’s Panhandle.

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Michael J. Erhard, MD, MBA, Physician-in-Chief, Florida Operations

Carrie W. Grant, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nurse and Operations Executive (CNE)

Carrie W. Grant is Chief Nurse and Operations Executive (CNE) at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida. She is a member of the Executive Cabinet, reporting to Nemours President and Chief Executive Officer, R. Lawrence Moss, MD.

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Carrie W. Grant, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nurse and Operations Executive (CNE)

Mary M. Lee, MD, FAAP

Chief Scientific Officer
Physician-in-Chief, Delaware Valley Operations

Dr. Mary M. Lee was appointed Vice President and Physician-in-Chief for Nemours Delaware Valley Operations in April 2018. Her medical leadership role includes responsibilities for Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, Nemours hospitalists serving affiliated hospitals, as well as physician practices throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Mary M. Lee, MD, FAAP, Chief Scientific Officer Physician-in-Chief, Delaware Valley Operations

Rodney A. McKendree, CPA

Chief Financial and Business Services Officer 

Rodney McKendree joined Nemours in 1999. He is responsible for Nemours Financial Services including Accounting and Budget, the Central Business Office, Managed Care, Compliance, Materials Management, Facilities, Information Technology, Continuous Improvement, Legal Services, and Child Health Policy and Prevention.

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Rodney A. McKendree, DNP, MHS-CL, BSN, RN, CENP. Chief Nursing and Patient Operations Officer, Delaware Valley

Jane Mericle, DNP, MHS-CL, RN, CENP

Chief Nursing and Patient Operations Officer, Delaware Valley

Jane M. Mericle brings over 40 years of health care experience to her role as Chief Nursing and Patient Operations Officer at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware in Wilmington.

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Jane Mericle, DNP, MHS-CL, RN, CENP, Chief Nursing and Patient Operations Officer, Delaware Valley

Mark Mumford

Chief Executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations

Mark Mumford is Chief Executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations. He is a member of the Executive Cabinet, reporting to Nemours President and Chief Executive Officer, R. Lawrence Moss, MD.

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 Mark Mumford, Chief Executive of Nemours Delaware Valley Operations

Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS

Senior Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer

Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS is Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer (CPHO) for Nemours Children’s. She leads Nemours National Office of Policy and Prevention, as well as all aspects of Population Health Strategy, Research, Innovation and Implementation.

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Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS, Senior Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer

Senior Vice Presidents and Medical Leadership

   

Cindy Bo, MBA

Senior Vice President, Delaware Valley Strategy and Business Development

Cindy Bo has served as a Senior Vice President, Delaware Valley Strategy & Business Development for Nemours Children’s since 2014.

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Cindy Bo, MBA, Operational Vice President and Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Delaware Valley for the Nemours Children’s Health System.

Pauline M. Corso

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Delaware Valley

Pauline Corso is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Delaware Valley and previously served as OVP and Chief Operating Officer, Delaware Valley Physician Network since 2015.

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Pauline M. Corso, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Delaware Valley

Peggy Greco, PhD

Medical Director, Patient Experience

Dr. Peggy Greco is the Patient Experience Medical Director for Nemours Children’s and is based in Jacksonville, Fla.

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Peggy Greco, PhD, Medical Director, Patient Experience

William "Bill" Higginbotham II

Senior Vice President, Finance 

William Higginbotham joined Nemours in 2002 and is based in Jacksonville, Fla. He was appointed to the Nemours Executive Team in 2016 and serves as the Senior Vice President of Finance.

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William "Bill" Higginbotham II, Senior Vice President, Finance

Laura Kowal

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Laura Kowal serves as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Nemours Children’s. She is responsible for legal matters that impact Nemours, including corporate issues, transactional matters and litigation.

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Laura Kowal, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Martha McGill, MBA, MHA

Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida and Chief Operating Officer, Florida Network Operations

Martha McGill serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for all Florida operations and Chief Administrative Officer of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida. Martha is a member of Nemours’ Florida Executive Cabinet reporting to the chief executive of Florida operations.

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Martha McGill, MBA, MHA, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Nemours Children’s Hospital Florida and Chief Operating Officer, Florida Network Operations

Kellie Parker Olmstead, MBA

Vice President, Continuous Improvement

Kellie Parker Olmstead, serves as the Vice President of Continuous Improvement for Nemours Children’s. She is responsible for working at all levels of the organization to drive and sustain a culture of operational excellence.

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Kellie Olmstead, MBA, Vice President, Continuous Improvement

Daniel J. Podberesky, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida

Daniel J. Podberesky, MD, is a pediatric radiologist, Chief Medical Officer at Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida, and Radiologist-in-Chief of Nemours Children’s. He joined Nemours in 2014 after a position as staff radiologist, Associate Director of Clinical Services, and Division Chief of Thoracoabdominal Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

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Daniel Podberesky, MD is Chief Medical Officer and Radiologist-in-Chief for Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida.

Kimberly Reblock, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Senior Director of Perioperative Services, Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida

Kim Reblock has served in several nursing leadership roles since she joined Nemours Children’s in 2012. Kim provides coverage for the chief nursing officer, assumes the role of operations section chief during emergency situations and contributes to decision making during critical patient census.

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Kimberly Reblock, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Director of Perioperative Services, Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida

Bernie Rice

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Bernie Rice joined Nemours Children's in 1999 and is based in Jacksonville, Fla. He is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of Information Systems supporting Nemours clinical operations.

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Bernie Rice Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Anna Small

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Anna Small is the Chief Compliance Officer for Nemours Children’s. She leads the compliance and privacy efforts that promote our journey of compliance and supportive culture.

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Anna Small, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Terry Anne Timmons

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Solutions

Terry Timmons is the Director of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Solutions for Nemours Children’s. She manages the primary relationships with senior executive and administrative leaders across the enterprise to acquire and retain top talent for Nemours.

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Terry Anne Timmons, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Solutions

Tetsu "Butch" Uejima, MD, MMM, FAAP, CPHRM

Chief Medical Officer, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware

Dr. Butch Uejima, Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware joined Nemours in August 2013 as chair of anesthesia.

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Tetsu "Butch" Uejima, MD, MMM, FAAP, CPHRM, Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware.

Nemours Board of Directors

   

Harold Mills

Chair, Board of Directors

Harold Mills is the CEO of VMD Ventures focused on investing in entrepreneurs in a variety of technology and service industries.

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Harold Mills, Chair, Board of Directors

Jane Cavalier

Jane Cavalier is CEO and founder of BrightMark Consulting, Westport, Conn., one of four successful strategic services companies she has built over the past 25 years.

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Jane Cavalier, Board of Directors

William D'Alonzo

William F. D’Alonzo is an accomplished investor managing both financial and land assets with a deep commitment to and success with conserving land and restoring wildlife habitat.

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William "Bill" D'Alonzo, Board of Directors

Claire M. DeMatteis

A native of Delaware, Claire DeMatteis has more than 25 years of experience in corporate law, health care law, regulatory affairs, constitutional law and congressional and government affairs.

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 Claire M. DeMatteis, Board of Directors

James “Jim” Hunt

A member of the board of directors since 2016, Jim Hunt has extensive knowledge of board governance and children’s health care issues. He also serves the Nemours board as chairman of the audit, finance and compliance committee.

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James “Jim” Hunt, Board of Directors

Elliot Joseph

Elliot Joseph is advisor and board member for several private equity portfolio companies including TPG Growth, Chicago Pacific Founders, Triple Tree and Epsilon.

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Elliot Joseph, Board of Directors

Thomas G. Kuntz

Thomas Kuntz is a Trustee of the Alfred I. duPont Charitable Trust, one of America’s most generous supporters of pediatric health care.

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Thomas G. Kuntz, Board of Directors

Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD

Dedicated to the creation and advancement of health equity, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice brings a unique understanding of women and children’s health issues to the Nemours Board.

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Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, Board of Directors

Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN

Linda Norman is Dean of Nursing at Vanderbilt University. Her expertise in nursing’s contribution to improving quality and patient safety are an asset to nursing at Nemours and the organization’s commitment to Magnet certification.

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Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, Board of Directors

Geoffrey M. Rogers

Geoffrey M. Rogers is Regional Director of the Glenmede Trust Company’s Wilmington office. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the company’s Delaware office, which he launched in June 1999.

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Geoffrey M. "Geoff" Rogers, Board of Directors

Richard 'Rick' Walsh

Rick Walsh joined the Florida Board of Managers in 2012, bringing experience in corporate governance, strategic business planning and regulatory requirements. He has a personal commitment to health care delivery, higher education and community.

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Richard "Rick" Walsh, Board of Managers and Board of Directors in Florida.

Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware

   

Gina F. Ward

Chair, Board of Managers, Delaware

Gina. Ward joined the Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware, in August 2014. In 2012, she was appointed by Delaware Governor Jack Markell to the Delaware Health Resources Board (DHRB). The DHRB serves to promote the efficient use of health care resources across the state.

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Gina F. Ward, Board of Managers, Delaware

Catherine M. Bonuccelli, MD

Dr. Bonuccelli is Global Vice President for Symbicort, AstraZeneca’s largest respiratory brand. She has global responsibility for product strategy and execution worldwide. She joined the Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware, in 2006.

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Catherine M. Bonuccelli, MD, Board of Managers, Delaware

Bill Dugdale

Bill Dugdale, Partner at Brown Advisory, is a portfolio manager and the head of Business Development in the Wilmington, Del. office.

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William "Bill" Dugdale, Board of Managers in Delaware

Sharon Mills Higgins

Sharon Mills Higgins is an independent marketing and philanthropy consultant. She is also a National Board of Trustees member for the March of Dimes.

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Sharon Mills Higgins,  Board of Managers in Delaware

John Wellons

John Wellons has served as President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware since July 2017. He works closely with his Executive Team and Board Executive Committee to ensure the organization achieves its mission through strategy development, implementation, and sound business practices.

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Jonh Wellons, Board of Managers in Delaware

Nemours Board of Managers, Florida

   

Andrea Massey-Farrell

Chair, Board of Managers, Florida

Andrea Massey-Farrell is President/CEO of the Massey Foundation and Sr. Vice President, Community Relations for Massey Services. She has been recognized as a "Woman of Distinction" by Girl Scouts of Citrus Council.

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Andrea Massey-Farrell, Board of Managers, Florida

Matthew Certo

Matthew Certo is CEO of Findsome & Winmore, a digital marketing agency. He has also served as Board Chairman of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida.

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Matthew Certo, Board of Managers, Florida

Judith 'Judy' Wall, MD

Dr. Judy Wall has been a board-certified pediatrician since 1990 and a pediatric hematologist/oncologist since 1994. In 2011, she joined the steering committee that oversaw the development and design of Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida.

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Judith E. Wall, MD, Board of Managers, Florida

Shari Costantini

Shari Dingle Costantini is the retired CEO and founder of Avant Healthcare Professionals. Costantini is a renowned expert in the health care industry, with 30 years of experience in strategic leadership, nursing and international staffing.

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Shari Costantini, Board of Managers, Florida

Randy Singh

Randy Singh joined Visit Orlando in October 2020. As Chief Financial Officer, Singh oversees all finance-related functions, as well as information technology, market research and insights, legal and procurement.

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Randy Singh, Board of Managers, Florida