Board of Directors - Bronson Healthcare
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

Geoffrey A. Wardwell

Geoffrey A. Wardwell, MD, Secretary

Retired – Kalamazoo Radiology, P.C.
Board member since 2000

La June Montgomery Tabron

La June Montgomery Tabron, Treasurer

Chief Operating Officer & Treasurer – W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Board member since 2011

Frank J. Sardone

Frank J. Sardone, President

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

Mark B. Atkinson

Mark B. Atkinson, MD, Past Chief of Staff

Bronson Methodist Hospital
Board member since 2010

Scott C. Gibson

Scott C. Gibson, MD, Director

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

James E. Greene

James E. Greene, Jr., Director

Retired – Pharmacia Corporation
Board member since 1999

James S. Gunderson

James S. Gunderson, Director

Retired – Unisource Packaging Systems
Board member since 1991

Brenda Hunt

Brenda Hunt, Director

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

Barbara James

Barbara L. James, Director

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

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

Steven Lins

Steven Lins, MD, Director

Anesthesiologist – Bronson Battle Creek Hospital
Board member since 2011

Neil Nyberg

Neil Nyberg, Director

Retired – Kellogg Company
Board member since 2011

William C. Richardson

William C. Richardson, PhD, Director

Retired President & CEO – W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Board member since 2008

Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran

Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, PhD, Director

President – Kalamazoo College
Board member since 2006

Charles L. Zeller

Charles L. Zeller, Jr., MD, Director

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

Aaron Lane-Davies

Aaron Lane-Davies, MD, Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff – Bronson Methodist Hospital
Board member since 2012

John R. Lawlor

John R. Lawlor, MD, Non-Voting Guest

Vice Chief of Staff – Bronson Methodist Hospital
Board member since 2014

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