Site Administrator and Chief Operating Officer
St. Francis Medical Center
A physical therapist by training, Mark has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience. He has been with Centura Health since 2006 when he joined St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City as its Vice President of Operations. Mark has led a variety of strategic initiatives for Penrose-St. Francis, including championing our Robotic-Assisted Surgery Program, the opening of Select Long-Term Care Hospital at SFMC, and as our executive champion for the Centura Health 2020 Program.
In 2008 he was the Vice President of Operations for SFMC where he led the final opening phases of northern El Paso County’s only full-service hospital. Today, Mark is responsible for providing day-to-day operational leadership and daily planning for SFMC and serves the hospital’s representative in all operational-related activities.
Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Northwestern College in Iowa, a Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Iowa, and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Regis University. He is a member of the American College for Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and serves as a board member for the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region and Mount St. Francis Nursing Center.