Executive Team

Jonathan Nalli

Jonathan Nalli

Chief Executive Officer

St.Vincent Health

Jonathan Nalli comes to St.Vincent Health from Porter Health System, a Community Health Systems (CHS) affiliate in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he served as CEO. He led the strategic and operational direction of two hospitals, six outpatient centers and an array of physician practices. At Porter Health System, Nalli oversaw construction of a 238-bed replacement regional hospital, generated net revenue of $310 million, developed a multi-specialty physician group of primary care and surgical providers, and led the hospital to its first recognition as a Best Place to Work from 2011-2013 by the Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly.

Prior to Porter Health, Nalli was chief operating officer of Chestnut Hill Health System in Philadelphia for two years. In addition, he served as chief operating officer of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, PA.

Nalli earned his master’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and his bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences in Health Administration from the University of Kentucky. He serves as the chair-elect for the Porter County Community Foundation and chair of the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce. Also, he is a board member for the Indiana Hospital Association, One Region-One Vision, Empower Porter County and the Portage Economic Development Corporation.

He and his wife, Cathleen, have three children, and are members of Saint Paul Catholic Church.

Cheryl Harmon

Cheryl Harmon

System Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

St.Vincent Health

Harmon is an experienced healthcare operations and financial strategist who is skilled in financial management with an emphasis on revenue enhancement and business growth. Prior to joining St.Vincent in 2015, Harmon served as the Chief Financial Officer of Porter Health Care System, Valparaiso, Indiana, since 2006. During her time at Porter, Harmon helped significantly boost revenues through program growth, multiple acquisitions and partnerships, contract negotiations and improved revenue capture; reformed leadership culture to focus on growth, efficiency, and data driven decision making; secured more than 100 physician owners; and oversaw the successful completion of numerous clinical and financial system conversions. Harmon has spent her entire career in serving healthcare systems across the country including Wisconsin, Nevada and Illinois. Prior to joining Porter, Cheryl was Senior Vice President of the Central Illinois Region of Provena Health System, Mokena, Ill. Harmon earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management from the University of Wisconsin and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. She also earned designation as a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She is committed to community service, having served on the Valparaiso Parks Foundation and United Way of Porter County boards, and is a member of Kiwanis International. She is also active in the Indiana Hospital Association Council on Information Management and has been a member of the American Hospital Association, Operations/Audit Committee. Harmon is married and has three grown children living in Wisconsin and Oklahoma.

Joseph Murdock

Joseph O. Murdock

System Vice President & Chief Organizational Development Officer

St.Vincent Health

Joe Murdock entered the healthcare arena in 1985 with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in New Jersey, where he held the titles of senior personnel administrator, manager of employment and EEO, and director of Human Resources. In 1993, Murdock moved to the payer side of health care when he joined Aetna Health Plans as vice president of Human Resources in its specialty products business. When Aetna merged with US Healthcare, Murdock was promoted to vice president, Human Resources Aetna/US Healthcare, where he co-led the integration of human resources initiatives and services between the two organizations.

In his current role as system vice president and chief organizational development officer for St.Vincent Health, Murdock is responsible for leading and directing the design, development and strategic/ operational integration of workplace systems, processes and practices throughout St.Vincent Health . Under his leadership, major workforce capability systems have been redesigned and implemented at the root level of the organization including pay for performance systems, retirement benefit systems, competency-based selection systems, workforce technology enabling data management systems, health and welfare benefits cost-control systems, leadership formation and development systems, associate on-boarding systems, workplace policy architectures, two-way communication systems, and flexible base pay and incentive systems. Murdock has also been instrumental in designing and facilitating management and leadership change frameworks that have influenced structural design and facility integration at St.Vincent Health.

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Murdock completed his undergraduate education at Cornell University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development. He completed his graduate education at San Francisco State University with a master’s degree in Psychotherapy. Murdock joined St.Vincent Health in April 1997.

Mike Mullins

Mike Mullins

System Vice President & Ministry Operating Executive

St.Vincent Health

Mike Mullins serves as system vice president, ministry operating executive, supporting St.Vincent hospital presidents by ensuring direct alignment and engagement with systemic strategic priorities of growth, experience, quality and performance.

Prior to coming to St.Vincent, Mullins served as regional vice president of Quorum Health Resources where he provided leadership and operations support for 12 hospitals and strategic business arrangements in Colorado.

Over the past 20 years while working with Quorum Health Resources and associated health systems, Mullins held numerous positions before being named regional vice president. In the role of vice president of operations, Mullins was responsible for supporting and providing strategic counsel to the organization’s hospital chief executive officers. This included assisting with the development of strategic business plans; actively participating and supporting the physician recruitment process for the hospitals; conducting operational due diligence on potential hospital acquisitions; and serving as the principal liaison between the hospital and corporate departments.

Additionally, Mullins served in numerous chief executive officer positions for Community Health Systems, Triad Hospitals and Quorum Health Resources. He led Gateway Health System in Clarksville, Tennessee; Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Indiana; and Unimed Medical Center – St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot, North Dakota; and Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Missouri.

Mike holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from University of Texas at El Paso. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mullins is a captain in the Medical Service Corps, United States Naval Reserves, having served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He currently is the commanding officer of a large Commissioned Reserve Medical Unit for the Navy.

He and his wife, Melissa, have two children, Nicholas and Austin.

Randy Cox

Randy Cox

Chief Information Officer

Ascension Information Services / St.Vincent

Randy Cox serves as chief information officer for St.Vincent Health. Randy has a strong record of success by strategically focusing on patient and provider-centered IT and superior customer service delivery. He has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare IT, and broad electronic health record experience with several industry-leading hospitals and practices.

Randy’s career has allowed him to help increase the quality and competitive advantage of a diverse set of prominent IT-focused healthcare institutions in the Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Nashville, TN, areas. Before joining St. Vincent, Randy served as system vice president and chief information officer at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville. There, he authored and delivered the “One Patient One Chart” strategic roadmap and led Saint Thomas Health’s three acute care hospitals from Level 3 electronic health record maturity to Level 6.

Some notable accomplishments and professional honors include:

  • COMPUTERWORLD Top 100 Organization for IT/Internet (1997, VA)
  • 100 Most Wired Hospital (2003+, VA)
  • Most Wired Most Improved Hospital (2006, Riverview)
  • Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 achievement (2012-2014, St. Thomas)

Randy has an MBA in Healthcare Management, and has maintained his certification as a Certified Professional in Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS) since 2002. Randy and his wife Angela have three daughters, and are members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church.

Richard I. Fogel, MD, FACC

Richard I. Fogel, MD, FACC

Chief Executive Officer

St.Vincent Medical Group

Dr. Richard Fogel is chief executive officer of St.Vincent Medical Group, a physician-led, multi-specialty practice launched by St.Vincent in July 2010.

Dr. Fogel earned his bachelor’s and medical degrees from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center, Boston. He completed his two-year electrophysiology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center and St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.

In 1994, Dr. Fogel joined Northside Cardiology, one of the founding members of The Care Group, a private cardiology and primary care practice in Indianapolis, as a clinical electrophysiologist. He was elected to The Care Group Board of Managers in 1998. He was instrumental in the development and opening of the St.Vincent Heart Center and was elected as its inaugural chairman of the board in 2002. In 2005, he was elected board vice chair and chair of the Finance Committee. In 2008, Dr. Fogel was appointed managing partner and CEO of The Care Group. He held this position until The Care Group was acquired by St.Vincent .

Dr. Fogel continues with a busy clinical practice in cardiac electrophysiology. His special interests include radiofrequency catheter ablation, pacemaker and ICD implantation .

He has been actively involved in the Heart Rhythm Society, the international organization representing physicians who specialize in the management of patients with heart rhythm disorders. From 2008-2011, he served as chairman of the Health Policy Committee and is a board trustee of the Heart Rhythm Society. In 2010, he was elected second vice president of the Society and will be president of the Society in 2014. Dr. Fogel is also secretary of the Indiana Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Cindy Adams

Cindy Adams, MSN, PhD, NP

System Chief Nursing Executive

St.Vincent Health

Cindy Adams became System Chief Nursing Executive in 2015, and provides vision and direction for nursing throughout St.Vincent, establishing system-wide nursing goals and integrating a nursing strategic plan that aligns with our local and national quality and performance targets. In addition, she will work collaboratively with nurse leaders to develop structures and processes that track and trend outcomes measures.

Adams comes to St.Vincent after serving as Chief Nursing Officer at Community Health Network since 2011. She has spent the majority of her nursing career at Community Health, beginning as a staff nurse in the cardiac cath lab in 1988. She then worked her way up to assume various nursing leadership roles throughout her time there. Prior to working at Community, Adams was a Nurse Practitioner in the Heart Failure Program at The Care Group Cardiology practice at St.Vincent Indianapolis from 1999-2004.

She received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Ball State University, her master’s degree in Nursing and her doctorate in Nursing Science from Indiana University.

Adams lives in Shelbyville, Indiana, with her husband, Dr. David Adams, superintendent for Shelby Central Schools. She is also the mother of two adult children and a grandmother of a 2-year-old grandson.

She currently serves on the boards of directors for American Heart Association (Indianapolis Metropolitan Region), the Indiana Center for Nursing and MESH, and is on the Indiana State Department of Health Women’s Advisory Board. She is also active with the Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety.