Executive Team

Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer

Chris Van Gorder, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer

As president and CEO of Scripps Health since 2000, Chris Van Gorder has been instrumental in positioning Scripps among the nation’s foremost health care institutions. Now he is leading the restructure of the $3.1 billion, integrated health system to best prepare for the changes of health care reform. Read more.

Robin B. Brown, Jr., FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Green Hospital

Robin B. Brown, Jr., FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Green Hospital

Robin Brown was selected as chief executive of Scripps Green Hospital in 2000. An acute care hospital with 173 licensed beds, Brown has led the team to achieve outstanding success in clinical outcomes, patient service, employee satisfaction and financial performance. Read more.

Andy Crowder, CHCIO, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Andy Crowder, CHCIO, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Andy Crowder joined Scripps in 2016. With more than 25 years of experience in information services and technology, Crowder is leading Scripps’ system-wide, inpatient and ambulatory implementation of the Epic electronic health record and revenue cycle platforms. Read more.

John B. Engle, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Senior Executive, Marketing and Communications

John B. Engle, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Senior Executive, Marketing and Communications

John Engle is responsible for the operations and management of the Scripps Health Foundation, donor relations and fundraising. He also has executive oversight of Scripps’ marketing, public relations and corporate communications functions. Read more.

Carl J. Etter, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Carl J. Etter, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Since 2003, Carl Etter has been chief executive of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, an acute care hospital with 193 licensed beds. Etter has led his team through an expansion that has more than doubled the number of critical care beds, created a new emergency room and continues to expand, providing for the community’s health care needs. Read more.

Shiraz M. Fagan, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Shiraz M. Fagan, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Shiraz Fagan was named chief operating officer for Scripps Health in September 2017. As COO, she is responsible for operations cost management and the continued integration of Scripps’ five hospital campuses and 30 medical clinics. Read more.

Gary G. Fybel, FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Gary G. Fybel, FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Gary Fybel has served as a Scripps senior vice president and the chief executive of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla since 2000. Under his leadership, Scripps La Jolla has received two of the highest honors in health care, including the Truven Health Analytics Everest Award. Read more.

Tom Gammiere, FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Mercy Hospital

Tom Gammiere, FACHE, Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Mercy Hospital

As a senior vice president and chief executive of Scripps Mercy Hospital, Tom Gammiere is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 517-bed hospital campus in San Diego and the 183-bed hospital campus in Chula Vista. Read more.

June Komar, Corporate Executive Vice President of Strategy and Administration

June Komar, Corporate Executive Vice President of Strategy and Administration

June Komar oversees strategic planning, government and community relations and information services. She also has executive oversight for Scripps corporate services administration. Read more.

James E. LaBelle, MD, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

James E. LaBelle, MD, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. LaBelle plays a critical role in expanding and maintaining physician partnerships built over the last decade. Under his direction, Scripps is engaging physicians in the coordination and management of inpatient and outpatient clinical care, closely linking Scripps hospitals with a growing ambulatory care network. Read more.

Richard Neale, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development and Growth Officer

Richard Neale, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development and Growth Officer

As Chief Business Development and Growth Officer, Richard Neale is responsible for revenue growth through business and corporate development, contracting and project management. Read more.

Barbara Price, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Executive, Accountable Care Organization

Barbara Price, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Executive, Accountable Care Organization

Barbara Price joined Scripps Health in 2001 and is corporate senior vice president and chief executive of the Scripps Accountable Care Organization. In her role, she provides leadership and oversight for the physician-led, high-performing ACO network as it further develops Scripps’ population health care management and clinical care lines. Read more.

Marc A. Reynolds, Corporate Senior Vice President, Payer Relations, President, Scripps Health Plan Services, Inc.

Marc A. Reynolds, Corporate Senior Vice President, Payer Relations, President, Scripps Health Plan Services, Inc.

Marc Reynolds is corporate senior vice president, payer relations, as well as the president of Scripps Health Plan Services, Inc., a wholly owned not-for-profit managed care organization with a California Knox Keene license. Read more

Richard K. Rothberger, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Richard K. Rothberger, Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Richard Rothberger has been Scripps' CFO since 2001. He is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, financial and capital planning, payer contracting, revenue cycle, supply chain, real estate and construction and financial operations. Read more.

Richard R. Sheridan, Corporate Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Senior Executive, Human Resources, Quality and Risk Management

Richard R. Sheridan, Corporate Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Senior Executive, Human Resources, Quality and Risk Management

Richard Sheridan, supervises the provision of all legal services to Scripps Health. As the senior executive of human resources, he leads Scripps' personnel, benefits and compensation programs. Sheridan provides executive leadership for internal audit, compliance, information security and quality, risk management and performance improvement efforts. Read more.

Scripps Corporate Leadership Team

Mary Braunwarth

  • Corporate Vice President, Scripps Health Foundation

David Cohn

  • Corporate Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Eric Cole

  • Corporate Vice President, Human Capital Services

Timothy J. Collins, FACHE

  • Corporate Vice President, Operations & Research

Mary Ellen Doyle, RN

  • Corporate Vice President, Nursing Operations

Bradley S. Ellis

  • Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel

Todd Hoff, FACHE

  • Corporate Vice President, Operations and Clinical Ancillaries

Anil Keswani, MD

  • Corporate Vice President, Ambulatory Care and Population Health Management

Loucas Koutoufidis

  • Corporate Vice President, Controller

Richard McKeown

  • Corporate Vice President, Treasurer

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

  • Corporate Vice President, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute

Bruce Rainey

  • Corporate Vice President, Construction and Facilities

Ghazala Sharieff, MD

  • Corporate Vice President, Chief Experience Officer

Gerry Soderstrom

  • Corporate Vice President, Chief Audit & Compliance Executive

Don Stanziano

  • Corporate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Lisa Thakur, FACHE

  • Corporate Vice President, OR, Pharmacy and Supply Chain

Ed Turk

  • Corporate Vice President, Financial Operations & Performance Improvement