Servant leadership, the concept of serving the patient or serving those who do, is deeply embedded in the culture of Summa Health and is the cornerstone of our mission, vision and values. This is what differentiates Summa Health 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 Health Medical Group
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
President and Chief Development Officer, Summa Health Foundation
Valerie Gibson, RN
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Michael Hughes, M.D.
Senior Vice President, Hospital Operations, Summa Health System – Barberton Campus
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Performance Management
Mark Terpylak, D.O., FACOG
President, NewHealth Collaborative
Vivian von Gruenigen, M.D.
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Lanie Ward, RN
Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
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.
Review members of the current board of directors.