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Every day, our leaders guide our people to live out the mission of Kettering Health.
Under their guidance, we serve our communities with compassion, empathy, resolve, and faithfulness.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Michael Mewhirter oversees the organization in his interim role as CEO. Previously he oversaw legal services and served as the chief financial officer for Kettering Health. In campus leadership roles, he also has served as a president and in financial leadership roles. In his almost 20 years in healthcare administration, Michael has had financial and presidential responsibilities for all aspects of medical center campuses, including fiscal and general operations, patient care operations, post-acute care operations, marketing, spiritual care, and human resources.
Sharlet Briggs, PhD
President | Kettering Health Main Campus
Sharlet Briggs oversees the operations of Kettering Health’s Brain and Spine, Heart and Vascular, and Oncology services lines. She also serves as president of Kettering Health Main Campus. Sharlet joined Kettering Health in 2021 as Kettering Health Main Campuses’ chief operating officer, enhancing the medical center’s operational efficiency and building strong relationships throughout the facility and system. Sharlet spent most of her career with Adventist Health, most recently serving as president of Adventist Health Bakersfield.
President | Kettering Health Dayton
Also oversees Kettering Health Huber and Kettering Health Preble
Richard Manchur oversees the operations of Kettering Health’s Women and Children and Orthopedic service lines. He also serves as president of Kettering Health Dayton. He previously held positions of vice president of ancillary services at Kettering Health Dayton, director of operational design and strategic support, and director of the cardiovascular service line, respectively. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration in Finance from La Sierra University in California.
Brenda Kuhn, PhD
Chief Clinical Officer
Executive Vice President
Brenda Kuhn works with physicians and clinical leaders to align patient care across Kettering Health, including quality initiatives. She most recently served as Kettering Health’s chief quality officer. Before that, she was the health system’s chief nursing officer.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Executive Vice President | Mission, Brand, and People
Tim Dutton works to enhance the connection between Kettering Health’s employees and its mission to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve. He is also responsible for advancing Kettering Health’s philanthropic mission and brand, coordinating among its numerous foundations. Tim has served with Kettering Health since 2011.
President | Kettering Health Medical Group
Executive Vice President | Physician Enterprise
George Lewis oversees all provider-related operations as President of Kettering Health Medical Group, overseeing Kettering Health Physician Partners, Kettering Health’s clinical integration network. Before joining the organization, he held the position of vice president at Scripps Health in San Diego. He has also served in leadership positions at Adventist Health and Loma Linda University Medical Center. George has more than 20 years of financial, operational, and strategic planning experience in the healthcare industry and excels at physician compensation and medical group management.
Chief Nursing Officer
Executive Vice President
Jennifer Shull works with nurses and other medical professionals to create and implement patient care strategies. Shull came to Kettering Health in 2017 as vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer at Kettering Health Hamilton.
President | Kettering Health Greene Memorial and Soin Medical Center
Daniel serves as president of Soin Medical Center and Kettering Health Greene Memorial. He previously held the positions of president of Kettering Health Washington Township, executive director of Kettering Health Middletown, and director of business development and cardiovascular services for Kettering Health Dayton and Washington Township, respectively. He attended Andrews University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Master of Business Administration in Finance.
President | Kettering Health Hamilton
Paul Hoover serves as president of Kettering Health Hamilton. Paul began his career with Kettering Health as the director of business development for Kettering Health Main Campus and Miamisburg. Most recently, he held the role of senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Kettering Health. Paul received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Adventist University and his Master of Business Administration from Webster University. He is a fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives.
President | Kettering Health Washington Township
Keith Jenkins serves as president of Kettering Health Washington Township. Keith has more than 30 years of experience as a human resource professional and most recently led his HR consulting firm. He’s served in various roles with Kettering Health, including human resources director and system inclusion officer. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Wittenberg University.
Nate Brandstater, PhD
President | Kettering College
Nate Brandstater serves as president of Kettering College. Under Nate’s leadership, Kettering College launched its first doctoral program, with additional graduate programs under development. Nate has also strengthened the partnership between Kettering College and Kettering Health, delivering value for students and health facilities through strategic job development and placements.
President | Kettering Health Troy
Also oversees Kettering Health Piqua
Mike Brendel serves as preside of Kettering Health Troy. Mike has held multiple roles in the organization, including vice president of Kettering Health Main Campuses’ clinical services and, most recently, serving as vice president of patient care services at Kettering Health Miamisburg. Brendel began his career as a radiology technician and became a registered nurse. He holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership from Parkville University in Missouri.