Servant leadership, the concept of serving the patient or serving those who do, is deeply embedded in the culture of Summa Health System and is the cornerstone of our mission, vision and values. This is what differentiates Summa Health System from others. Every employee is a servant leader, beginning with the executive leadership team.
Thomas Malone, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Lydia Cook, M.D.
President, Summa Physicians Inc.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
President and Chief Development Officer, Summa Foundation
Valerie Gibson, RN
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President, Hospital Operations and Site Administrator
Erik Steele, D.O.
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Performance Management
Mark Terpylak, D.O., FACOG
President, NewHealth Collaborative
President, Summa Integrated Health Solutions & President, SummaCare and Summa Insurance Co.
Lanie Ward, R.N.
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Community Relations
The System Board of Directors is responsible for guiding Summa’s long-term success while maintaining a constant focus on clinical quality and the improved health of the populations we serve.
Each director is chosen based on his/her background, experience, skills and commitment to the mission of Summa Health System.
Review members of the current board of directors.