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Leadership at Children's Mercy

The Administration and Board of Directors at Children’s Mercy have the honor, and responsibility, of ensuring the children of our community receive the best care possible. They work together — alongside more than 8,000 employees — to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization on a daily basis.


Paul Kempinski, FACHE, President/Chief Executive Officer

David Cauble, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Charles Roberts, MD, Executive Vice President/Executive Medical Director

Jo Stueve, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer     

Michael Artman, MD, Senior Vice President/Chairman, Department of Pediatrics

Tom Curran, PhD, Executive Director/Chief Scientific Officer, Children’s Research Institute


Kim Brown, Vice President, Audit and Compliance

Marshaun Butler, Vice President, Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas Regional Medical Practices/Chief Diversity Officer

John DeWitt, Vice President, Facilities Management

Stacy Doyle, PhD, RN, Vice President, Ambulatory Services

Laurie Ellison, Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer

Robin Foster, JD, Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Beau Gostomsky, RN, Vice President, Revenue Cycle

George W. Holcomb III, MD, Senior Vice President

Cheri Hunt, RN, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services/Chief Nursing Officer

Robin Faulk, Vice President, Human Resources

Bob Finuf, Vice President/Executive Director, Integrated Solutions

Scott Gage, Vice President, Business Development and Contract Management

Carol Kemper, PhD, RN, Vice President, Quality and Safety

Jennifer Kingry, Vice President, Finance

Genny Nicholas, Vice President, Government Relations

Jenea Oliver, PhD, Vice President, Philanthropy

Shawn St. Peter, MD, Chairman, Department of Surgery

Mary Tomlinson, Vice President, Research Administration, Children’s Research Institute

David Westbrook, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation