The Leadership

Leadership is demonstrated at every level of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. We are proud of everyone who contributes to the care and services of patients. Whether it is clinical care and medical services or support staff and facilities management-every person at Bozeman Deaconess has an important role in contributing to the health of our community.

Our executive leaders, medical leaders and board members provide Bozeman Deaconess with focused, strategic direction that helps us to better serve the people of Gallatin Valley.

Board of Trustees

Officers

Julie Jackson
Julie Jackson
Chair

Brian Brown
Brian Brown
1st Vice Chair

Katie Daughenbaugh
Katie Daughenbaugh
2nd Vice Chair

Dane Sobek, MD
Dane Sobek, MD
​Secretary

John Murdoch
John Murdoch
Treasurer
Board Members

Kerry Brown
Kerri Brown
Trustee

Dave McConnell

Dave McConnell
Trustee

Dennis Munson
Dennis Munson
Trustee
Kerry Petitt
Kerry Petitt
Trustee




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Walt Sales
Trustee

Rob Watson
Rob Watson
Trustee

Administration Team

Officers

  • Kevin Pitzer
    Kevin Pitzer
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Liz Lewis
    Liz Lewis
    Chief Operating Officer
    Gordon Davidson
    Gordon Davidson
    Chief Financial Officer
  • David Chen
    David Chen, MD
    Chief Medical Officer
    Vickie Groeneweg
    Vickie Groeneweg
    Chief Nursing Officer
    Darci Bentson
    Darci Bentson
    Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
  • James Loeffelholz
    James Loeffelholz, MD
    President, Bozeman Deaconess Health Group
    Chris Darnell
    Chris Darnell
    Vice President, Bozeman
    Deaconess Health Group
    Cheryl Ridgely
    Cheryl Ridgely
    Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer
  • LeRoy Wilson
    LeRoy Wilson
    Vice President of Senior Services
    Jason Smith
    Jason Smith
    Executive VP of Philanthropy

Medical Staff Officers

Officers

  • Michael Vlases
    Michael Vlases, MD
    Chief of Staff
    Andrew Grace, MD
    Andrew Grace, MD
    Vice Chief of Staff
    Douglas Hartnett
    Douglas Hartnett. MD
    Secretary