Leadership & Governance


Nemours Executive Cabinet

A 12-member Executive Cabinet is responsible for leading Nemours, 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

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.
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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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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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Robert D. Bridges, CPA

Chief Executive of Nemours Florida Operations

Robert D. Bridges serves Nemours as an 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.
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James "Jim" Digan

Chief Development Officer

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

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.
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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 in Orlando. She is a member of the Executive Cabinet, reporting to Nemours President and Chief Executive Officer, R. Lawrence Moss, MD.
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Mary M. Lee, MD, FAAP

Chief Scientific Officer
Physician-in-Chief, 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 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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Rodney A. McKendree, CPA

Chief Financial 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.
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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/ Alfred I Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware in Wilmington Delaware.
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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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Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS

Senior Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer

Dr. Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS is Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer (CPHO) for Nemours Children’s Health. 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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Operational Vice Presidents and Medical Leadership

Cindy Bo, MBA

Senior Vice President, Delaware Valley Strategy and Business Development
Cindy Bo

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

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Delaware Valley

Pauline Corso currently serves as 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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Peggy Greco, PhD

Medical Director, Patient Experience

Dr. Peggy Greco is the Patient Experience Medical Director for Nemours Children’s Health and is based in Jacksonville, Fla.
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William "Bill" Higginbotham II

Senior Vice President, Finance 

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 Senior Vice President of Finance.
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Martha McGill, MBA, MHA

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

Martha McGill serves as Nemours’ chief of network operations for Florida and Senior 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.  
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Kellie Parker Olmstead, MBA

Vice President, Continuous Improvement

Kellie Parker Olmstead, serves as the Vice President of Continuous Improvement for Nemours Children’s Health.
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Kimberly Reblock, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC 

Senior Director of Perioperative Services, Nemours Children's Hospital

Kim Reblock has served in several nursing leadership roles since she joined Nemours Children’s Hospital 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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Bernie Rice

Senior 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.
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Anna Small

Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

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

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Solutions

Terry Timmons is the Director of Talent Acquisitions and Human Resources Solutions for the Nemours Children’s Health. 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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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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Board of Directors

Nemours Board of Directors

Robert Riney
Chair, Board of Directors

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.
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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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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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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.
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James “Jim” Hunt

A member of the board of directors since 2016, Jim brings Nemours 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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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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Thomas G. Kuntz

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

Harold Mills

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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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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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.
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Marc Probst

Marc Probst is the retired Chief Information Officer and Vice President at Intermountain Healthcare. He has been involved with Information Technology and Healthcare services for 32 years.
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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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Richard "Rick" Walsh, Board of Directors
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.
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Board of Managers

Nemours Board of Managers, Delaware

Gina F. Ward
Chair, Board of Managers, Delaware

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.
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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.
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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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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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John Wellons

Mr. Wellons works closely with his Executive Team and Board Executive Committee to ensure the organization achieves its mission through strategy development and implementation, and sound business practices.
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Nemours Board of Managers, Florida

Andrea Massey-Farrell
Chair, Board of Managers, Florida

Ms. 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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