Leadership & Governance

Leadership

Nemours Executive Team

A 18-member Executive Team is responsible for leading Nemours. 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

Dr. Moss joined Nemours on Oct. 1, 2018, after serving seven years as Surgeon-in-Chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the E. Thomas Boles Jr., Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has served as a pediatric surgeon for more than 26 years.
Learn More About Dr. Moss »


Robert D. Bridges, CPA

Executive Vice President of Nemours Florida Operations

Robert D. Bridges serves Nemours as an enterprise Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of Florida Operations, including Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando and Nemours primary, specialty and urgent care practices throughout Central and North Florida.
Learn More About Mr. Bridges »


Jay S. Greenspan, MD, MBA

Chief Executive of Delaware Valley Operations

Jay Greenspan, MD, MBA, is Chief Executive of Operations for Nemours Delaware Valley Operations across Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. He is a member of the Executive Cabinet reporting to CEO and President, Dr. Larry Moss. Dr. Greenspan is based in Wilmington, Del.
Learn More About Dr. Jay S. Greenspan »


Gina Altieri, CPA

Senior Vice President of Corporate Services and Chief of Strategy Integration
Gina Altieri, Enterprise Senior Vice President and Chief of Strategy Integration

Gina Altieri is Enterprise Senior Vice President and Chief of Strategy Integration, responsible for Nemours’ strategic planning process and corporate services which includes information technology, enterprise intelligence, health informatics, corporate information security, project management, continuous improvement and responsibility for Nemours’ websites, online patient access and video communications.
Learn More About Mrs. Altieri »


Dana Nicholson Bledsoe, DHA, MBA, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Enterprise Vice President, President, Nemours Children's Hospital

Ms. Bledsoe serves Nemours as an enterprise senior vice president and president of Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando’s Lake Nona Medical City. She assumed leadership of the 100-bed academic medical center in August 2015.
Learn More About Ms. Bledsoe »


Debbie I. Chang, MPH

Senior Vice President, Policy and Prevention

As Vice President of Policy and Prevention for Nemours, Ms. Chang is focusing on developing and achieving Nemours’ policy and advocacy goals; identifying, evaluating, replicating and promoting model practices and policies in strategic areas.
Learn More About Ms. Chang »


Michael J. Erhard, MD, MBA

Enterprise Vice President and Physician in Chief, Florida Operations

The medical leadership role includes responsibilities for Nemours physician practices throughout northeast, northwest and central Florida, as well as Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando and hospitalists serving affiliated hospitals from Central Florida to Florida’s Panhandle.
Learn More About Dr. Erhard »


William "Bill" Higginbotham II

Vice President, Finance and Cost Containment

Mr. 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 Enterprise Vice President of Finance and Cost Containment.
Learn More About Mr. Higginbotham »


Mary M. Lee, MD, FAAP

Vice President and Physician-in-Chief for Delaware Valley Operations
Dr. Mary M. Lee, Enterprsie Vice President and Physician -in-Chief for Nemours Delaware Valley Operations

Dr. Mary M. Lee was appointed Enterprise Vice President and Physician-in-Chief for Nemours Delaware Valley Operations in April 2018. Her medical leadership role includes responsibilities for Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours hospitalists serving affiliated hospitals, as well as physician practices throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Learn More About Dr. Mary M. Lee »


Stephen T. Lawless, MD, MBA

Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Stephen Lawless

Dr. Lawless joined Nemours in 1990. He oversees Nemourswide quality and safety, Risk Management, Clinical Peer Review, Infection Control, Clinical Outcomes and the Nemours Clinical Management Program (NCMP).
Learn More About Dr. Lawless »


Martha McGill, MBA, MHA

Enterprise Vice President, Chief of Florida Network Operations

Martha McGill serves as Nemours’ chief of network operations for Florida and enterprise vice president. She is responsible for building and integrating Nemours network of practice sites and partnerships across Florida and is based in Jacksonville at Nemours headquarters.  
Learn More About Mrs. McGill »


Rodney A. McKendree, CPA

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Business Service Officer

Mr. 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.
Learn More About Mr. McKendree »


Debbie Platz, JD

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Debbie Platz serves Nemours Children’s Health System as Senio Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She joined Nemours in 2011 as the General Counsel for Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH) in Orlando, Fla., responsible for all of Nemours affiliate operations in Central Florida.
Learn More About Ms. Platz »


Bernie Rice

Enterprise Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Rice joined Nemours in 1999 and is based in Jacksonville, Fla. He is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of Information Systems supporting Nemours clinical operations.
Learn More About Mr. Rice »

 


Sarah C. Sanders

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah C. Sanders is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Nemours Children’s Health System. Sanders leads the marketing and communications efforts that promote Nemours’ mission and its patient-focused environment.
Learn More About Mrs. Sanders »


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 CEO, Dr. Larry Moss. As a member of the Executive Cabinet, Peter’s talents as a visionary leader help shape key decisions at Nemours.
Learn More About Mr. Adebi »


Board of Directors

Nemours Board of Directors

Robert Riney

Mr. Riney brings a strong knowledge of the health care industry and operations. He understands the unique challenges specific to health care organizations and can provide insight as Nemours anticipates changes within the industry.
Learn More About Mr. Riney »


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.
Learn More About Ms. Cavalier »


Claire M. DeMatteis

A native of Delaware, Claire DeMatteis has more than 25 years of experience in corporate law, healthcare law, regulatory affairs, constitutional law and congressional and government affairs.
Learn More About Ms. DeMatteis »


Rosa Baumanis Hakala

With more than 25 years of experience in global logistics and supply chain, Ms. Hakala lends her expertise to several Customer Advisory groups and industry organizations.
Learn More about Ms. Hakala »


James “Jim” Hunt

Jim Hunt is a senior financial and strategic executive serving public, private and large scale operating not for profit enterprise and brings extensive knowledge of board governance and children’s health care issues to Nemours.
Learn More About Mr. Hunt »


Toni Jennings

Ms. Jennings brings to Nemours extensive knowledge of health care policy and participation in children’s issues. She served as Florida’s first female lieutenant governor; two-term President of the Florida Senate and successful business woman.
Learn More About Ms. Jennings »


Terri Kelly

Ms. Kelly is President and CEO of W.L. Gore & Associates. Her leadership abilities have driven her success in a company known for its non-hierarchical “lattice” structure.
Learn More About Ms. Kelly »


Michael McGinnis, MD, MPP

Dr. McGinnis brings national and international experience with health policy to Nemours. He adds dimensions to Board consideration and support as the organization strives to raise the bar on standards for the health and health care of children.
Learn More About Dr. McGinnis »


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.
Learn More About Dr. Montgomery Rice »


Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN

Linda Norman is Dean of Nursing at Vanderbilt University and 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.
Learn More About Dr. Norman »


Marc Probst

Marc Probst is the Chief Information Officer and Vice President at Intermountain Healthcare. He has been involved with Information Technology and Healthcare services for 32 years.
Learn More About Mr. Probst »


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.
Learn More About Mr. Rogers »


Richard 'Rick' Walsh

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


Board of Managers

Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware

Catherine M. Bonuccelli, MD

Dr. Bonuccelli is Global Vice President for Symbicort, Astra Zeneca’s largest respiratory brand with global responsibility for product strategy and execution worldwide. She joined the Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware, in 2006.
Learn More About Dr. Bonuccelli »


Richard T. Christopher

In addition to his Nemours Board and Board Committee assignments, Mr. Christopher serves as a co-chair of the capital campaign in support of funding for the expansion of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Learn More About Mr. Christopher »


Bill Dugdale

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


Hinton J. Lucas, Jr.

Mr. Lucas joined the Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware, in 2006. He is an active member of the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association, as well as the General Counsel Roundtable.
Learn More About Mr. Lucas »


Gina F. Ward

Ms. 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 healthcare resources across the state.
Learn More About Ms. Ward »


Nemours Board of Managers, Florida

Hugh M. Brown

Mr. Brown adds more than 30 years of executive management experience to our board’s collective talents. Mr. Brown is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of BAMSI, Inc.
Learn More About Mr. Brown »


Catherine Brown-Butler

Ms. Brown-Butler is the Senior Vice President and Market Development Manager for Bank of America. She manages charitable giving for Central Florida market.
Learn More About Ms. Brown-Butler »


Matthew Certo

Mr. 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.
Learn More About Mr. Certo »


David Dizney

Mr. Dizney is President & CEO, and member of the Board of Directors of United Medical Corporation.
Learn More About Mr. Dizney »


J. Malcolm Jones, Jr.

Mr. Jones is the Chairman & CEO of Jones Financial Group. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Florida Capital Group, Inc.
Learn More About Mr. Jones »


Andrea Massey

Ms. Massey 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.
Learn More About Ms. Massey »


Joseph "Joe" Terry

Mr. Terry is Executive Director J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Orlando. He is responsible for leading a team of professionals to assist ultra-high net worth families on overall wealth management needs, including strategic wealth planning.
Learn More About Mr. Terry »


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.
Learn More About Dr. Wall »


Richard 'Rick' Walsh

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


Robert Wilson, MD

Dr. Wilson is the Clerkship Co-Director of Pediatrics, Pensacola Campus. He coordinates the pediatric curriculum and training of 3rd and 4th year medical students at the Pensacola Regional Medical School Campus.
Learn More About Dr. Wilson »