Chief Executive Officer
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.
Julie Carmichael, FACHE
System Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
Julie Carmichael became system vice president & chief strategy
officer in 2013, and leads St.Vincent Health (SVH) in health system
business development; stakeholder relationship development;
strategic marketing; corporate communications; media relations;
and brand management.
Carmichael comes to SVH following 19 years as president and
CEO of Suburban Health Organization (SHO), a consortium
of community hospitals operating in the counties surrounding
Indianapolis and Marion County. During her time with SHO,
she successfully developed and executed a wide variety of strategies
including the creation of a captive insurance company and the
Accountable Care Consortium, which includes SVH’s partnership
with Community Health Network and six area hospitals aimed at
creating healthier communities, improving healthcare quality, and
lowering healthcare costs.
Before joining SHO, Carmichael worked for the Indiana Hospital
Association from 1989-93 as Government Relations Coordinator.
She has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Stanford
University; a master’s degree in Business Administration from
Indiana University; and a certification from the Executive Program
in Managed Care from the University of Missouri. Carmichael is
also an adjunct faculty member of the Indiana University School
of Medicine, Department of Public Health, MHA Program, and a
Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
She is also involved in numerous community activities including
Executive Women in Health Care and the Indiana Healthcare
Executives Network (ACHE Chapter). In 2012, Carmichael became
a recipient of the prestigious ACHE Regent’s Award.
System Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
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 Executive 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
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 O. Murdock
System Vice President & Chief Organizational Development Officer
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.
System Vice President & Ministry Operating Executive
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
He and his wife, Melissa, have two children, Nicholas and Austin.
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
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
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, MSN, PhD, NP
System Chief Nursing Executive
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
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.