Board of Directors - Bronson Healthcare

Board of Directors

We're a not-for-profit health care system governed by a regional board of directors who serve voluntarily. Their vision and leadership are a driving force behind our services and achievements.

Donald Parfet

Donald R. Parfet, Chairperson

Managing Director – Apjohn Group, LLC
Board member since 1986

Randall W. Eberts

Randall W. Eberts, PhD, Vice Chair

Executive Director – W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Board member since 1999

Nelson Karre

Nelson Karre, Vice Chair

Attorney – Vandervoort, Christ & Fisher, P.C.
Board member since 2011

Neil Nyberg

Neil Nyberg, Secretary

Retired – Kellogg Company
Board member since 2011

Barbara James

Barbara L. James, Treasurer

Retired Managing Member – James & Springgate, PLC
Board member since 2000

Frank J. Sardone

Frank J. Sardone, President

President & CEO – Bronson Healthcare Group, Inc.
Board member since 1996

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Richard Allen, MD, Director

Physician – South Haven Family Physicians
Board member since 2017

Mark B. Atkinson

Mark B. Atkinson, MD, Director

Anesthesiologist – Kalamazoo Anesthesiology, P.C.
Board member since 2010

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Katy Fink, Director

VP, CHRO – Stryker Corporation
Board member since 2017

Scott C. Gibson

Scott C. Gibson, MD, Director

Emergency Medicine Physician – Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C.
Board member since 2006

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Jorge G. Gonzalez, Director

President – Kalamazoo College
Board member since 2017

James E. Greene

James E. Greene, Jr., Director

Retired – Pharmacia Corporation
Board member since 1999

Brenda Hunt

Brenda Hunt, Director

President & CEO – Battle Creek Community Foundation
Board member since 2011

William D. Johnston

William D. Johnston, Director

President, Director & CEO – Greenleaf Companies
Board member since 2009

Mahesh C. Karamchandani

Mahesh C. Karamchandani, MD, Director

Surgeon – Bronson Center for Colon and Rectal Diseases
Board member since 2011

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James L. Liggins, Jr., Director

Attorney –  Miller Canfield
Board member since 2016

Steven Lins

Steven Lins, MD, Director

Anesthesiologist – Bronson Battle Creek Hospital
Board member since 2011

La June Montgomery Tabron

La June Montgomery Tabron, Director

President & CEO – W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Board member since 2011

Photo of board member Michael Odar.

Michael Odar, Director

President – Greenleaf Trust
Board member since 2016

Charles L. Zeller

Charles L. Zeller, Jr., MD, Director

Emergency Medicine Physician & Past President – Southwestern Michigan Emergency Services, P.C.
Board member since 1986

John R. Lawlor

John R. Lawlor, MD, Chief of Staff

Bronson Methodist Hospital
Board member since 2014

Aaron Lane-Davies

Aaron Lane-Davies, MD, Past Chief of Staff

Bronson Methodist Hospital
Board member since 2012

Scott Davidson, MD, board member.

Scott Davidson, MD, Vice Chief of Staff

Bronson Methodist Hospital – Non-Voting Guest
Board member since 2016

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