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Our Leadership

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Dean Clinic

The Leadership of Dean Clinic

Todd Burchill
System Vice President of Strategy, Communications and Marketing

Carolyn J. Ogland, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs


Steven R. Caldwell
System Vice President of Finance - Wisconsin


W. Gehren Rall
Vice President of Finance


Thomas N. Kirschbaum
General Counsel - Wisconsin


Linda Taplin-Statz
System Vice President of Human Resources - Wisconsin

Dave Lundal
Vice President and Regional Chief Information Officer

Duane G. Tate
Vice President, Finance and
CFO, St. Mary's Dean Ventures


Allison A. Mooney 
Chief Operating Officer


Stewart Watson, MD
President and CEO

Dean Clinic Board of Directors

John G. Rose, Jr, MD, Chair

Jane K. Pearson, MD, Vice Chair

Franklin P. Bendewald, MD

Tracy P. Cotter, MD

Amy E. Daley, MD

Gaurov Dayal, MD

Russell J. Hermus, MD

Chris D. Howard

Eric R. Lyerla, MD

Shane H. Peng, MD

John M. Phelan, MD

Paul M. Reber, DO

William P. Thompson

Adam C. Tierney, MD


Dean Health Plan

The Leadership of Dean Health Plan

Peter Bacon

Peter Bacon
Vice President of Business Development

Edward A. Pattarozzi

Edward A. Pattarozzi
Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Frank L. Lucia

Frank L. Lucia
Senior Vice President and CFO

Lon Sprecher

Lon E. Sprecher
President and Chief Executive Officer

John C. McWilliams

J.C. McWilliams
Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Network Management

Kevin J. Borchert
Vice President of Pricing, Planning & Underwriting



Dean Health Plan Board of Directors

Steve Barney 

Michelle Behnke

Mark Covaleski, PhD

Jean Demopoulos, MD

Charlie Johnson

Ralph Kauten

John Phelan, MD, Chair

Craig E. Samitt, MD

David Sorber, MD

Frank Byrne, MD

William Thompson

Dean Foundation

The Leadership of Dean Foundation


Renee Reback 
Executive Director

Dean Foundation Board of Directors

Judith FitzGerald, MD, Chair

Abigail Christiansen, MD, Vice Chair

Julieanne Pofahl, RN, BS, Secretary

Sandra Bruhn, Treasurer

Adam Balin, MD

Theresa Behrs, MD

Daniel Danahy, MD

David Gorwitz

Marshall Heyworth

Victoria Szewczyk, MBA, CPA

Thomas Oakley

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