Lakeland Health Care


Senior Leadership Team

Loren Hamel, M.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer

Linda Beushausen, RN
Vice President of Life Transitions and Advance Healthcare Planning at Lakeland HealthCare

Timothy Calhoun
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Ray Cruse
Chief Executive Officer, Vice President Strategy/Business Innovation & CEO Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet

Laurie Fleming
Vice President, Outpatient and Diagnostic Services

Lowell Hamel, M.D.
Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer

Mary Ann Pater
Vice President, Legal Affairs/Risk Management & Chief Compliance Officer

Norma Tirado
Vice President, Human Resources and Health Information Technology

Warren White
Vice President, Lakeland Physician Practices

Eileen Willits
Vice President, Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Executive


Office of the Board



Loren Hamel, M.D.

Daniel Hopp

Vice Chairman/Treasurer
Jeff Edmunds

Terrence Allen

Niels-Erik Andreasen
Lenny Becker
Laurianne Davis
Anne Buckleitner
Beth Dodge
Lynn Gray, M.D.
Patricia Hall
Glen Hastings, M.D.
George Heenan, M.D.
J. Douglas Huggett, D.O.
Carey Martin
Michael Mortimore
Kenneth O'Neill, M.D.
David Schaffer
Jeffrey Schmidt, D.D.S.
Linda K. Stanley, M.D.
Christine Vanlandingham
Thomas Yeager
Judith Zacha

Deborah Habenicht, M.D.

Emeritus Status
Mickey Bowman
John Carter, M.D.
Jerry Heppler
William Johnson
Carol Starks
Joseph Wasserman

If you would like to contact our senior leadership team or the office of the board, please call 269-983-8624.

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