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Richard Swaine

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Swaine is chief executive officer at The University of Toledo Medical Center. He assumed the position of CEO in April 2020. Swaine, who joined UTMC as chief financial officer in March 2019, has more than 30 years of experience in health care finance and administrative leadership.

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Michael Ellis, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Michael W. Ellis, MD, FIDSA, FACP, is chief medical officer at The University of Toledo Medical Center. As such, he ensures the delivery of patient-centered, university-quality care.

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Christine Stesney-Ridenour

Chief Operating Officer

Christine Stesney-Ridenour is chief operating officer for The University of Toledo Medical Center. She joined UTMC in 2020 after serving in a variety of management roles in hospitals and medical systems, most recently as the president of Beaumont Hospitals in Michigan.

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Troy Holmes

Chief Financial Officer

Troy Holmes is the chief financial officer for The University of Toledo Medical Center. He brings more than a decade of experience in the field of medical accounting and finance to his role, having served a variety of medical organizations in several high-profile positions dating back to 2008.

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Russell Smith

Senior Hospital Administrator

Russell Smith is the Senior Hospital Administrator at UTMC, which includes the roles of chief pharmacy officer, quality & safety officer, and administrator for the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center, as well as several support departments.

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Kurt Kless MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC

Chief Nursing Officer, UTMC

Kless joined UTMC in 2021 after moving back to the Midwest from Atlanta, Georgia where he served as the interim chief nursing officer, assistant vice president of nursing and professional practice at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center.

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Last Updated: 7/15/24