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Avera Leadership

Bob Sutton Bob Sutton
President and CEO

Sr. Joan Reichelt, Executive Vice President of Culture Sr. Joan Reichelt
Chief Culture Officer

Mary HillMary Hill
Chief Mission Officer

Richard G. Korman Esq., General CounselRichard G. Korman Esq.
Chief Legal Officer
General Counsel

Dzenan BerberovicDzenan Berberovic
Chief Philanthropy Officer

Tom ClarkTom Clark
Chief Strategy and Growth Officer

Dr. David Erickson, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical OfficerDr. David Erickson
Chief Medical and Innovation Officer

Kim JensenKim Jensen
Chief Human Resources Officer

Bruk KammermanBruk Kammerman
Chief Information Officer

Deanna Larson, Senior Vice President Quality InitiativesDeanna Larson
Chief Executive Officer
Avel eCARE

Julie Lautt, CFOJulie Lautt
Chief Financial Officer

Tad Jacobs, Chief Medical Officer, Avera Medical GroupDr. Kevin Post
Chief Medical Officer
Avera Medical Group

Kendra Calhoun, Senior Vice President of MarketingKendra Calhoun
Senior Vice President
Strategic Marketing,
and Public Relations

Sandy DielemanSandy Dieleman
President and CEO

Doug EkerenDouglas Ekeren
Regional President and CEO
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
Regional President and CEO
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital

Deb Fischer-Clemens, Senior Vice President Public PolicyDeb Fischer-Clemens
Senior Vice President 
Public Policy

David Flicek, Chief Administrative Officer, Avera Medical GroupDavid Flicek
President and CEO
Avera McKennan Hospital
& University Health Center

Todd ForkelTodd Forkel
Regional President and CEO
Avera St. Luke's Hospital 
Avera St. Mary's Hospital

Deb Muller

Deb Muller
CEO, Avera Insurance Division

Rachael Sherard, Senior Vice President Rural Health InstituteRachael Sherard
Senior Vice President
Rural Health

Steve Statz, Senior Vice President of Business DevelopmentSteve Statz
Senior Vice President
Business Development

Debbie StreierDebbie Streier
Regional President and CEO
Avera Marshall Regional
Medical Center



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