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.
Cliff Deveny, M.D.
President and CEO
President of Summa Foundation and Chief Development Officer
William (Bill) Epling
President of Insurance and Networks
Dawn Ahner, DSc, MBA, FACHE, CPA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Penelope (Penny) Gorsuch, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, USAF Col (retired)
Senior Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive
Robert (Rob) Gerberry
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel
Anthony (Tony) Colly, MBA, SHRM SCP, SPHR
Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer- Providers
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
Kathy Blake, RN, MSN, NE-BC
Senior Vice President, Post-Acute Care
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Charles (Chuck) A. Zonfa, M.D., MBA, FACOG
Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer
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.