Guy A. Medaglia was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Anthony Hospital in July 2010. Prior to his appointment, he was a Managing Director for FTI Healthcare. Mr. Medaglia has an accomplished background in healthcare, including executive management positions for an academic medical center and multiple urban community hospitals. He designed and implemented numerous strategic initiatives around expense improvement, product line evaluation and modification, revenue enhancement, quality improvement, physician relations, and physician contract management.
Prior to FTI, Mr. Medaglia was senior operations executive for Roger Williams Medical Center; vice president and managing director for Li Moran International, Inc.; senior vice president for Montgomery Ward Corp.; vice president for Hook-SupeRX, Inc.; and divisional vice president for Sara Lee Corp. He participated in the financial turnaround of two regional retail chains, managed the $50 million system integration of two merged corporations, and led the acquisition and integration of two retail companies along with the consolidation of two corporate headquarters.
Mr. Medaglia holds a BS in management from Meyer University and an MS in management from Salve Regina University. He also is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives.
Michael Kittoe is a seasoned health care finance executive who joined the Saint Anthony Hospital executive team in 2016, bringing several decades of experience. As the hospital’s key financial and strategic advisor, he oversees the development and tracking of all financials with a focus on operational excellence and value proposition.
Mr. Kittoe began his health care career as registered respiratory therapist and held several leadership roles in clinical operations before transitioning to financial leadership in 1996. Over the course of his 20 years on the financial side of health care, he has held two CFO positions – Lake Health in Ohio and Delnor Community Health System in Geneva, Illinois, now part of Northwestern Medicine. He has been recognized for sound fiscal and operational management, and strategic partnerships that resulted in enhanced profitability, reduced costs, performance improvement, patient safety and optimized shareholder value.
Mr. Kittoe holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Service Management from Ottawa University in Kansas and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
James Sifuentes joined Saint Anthony Hospital in 2005, having previously served as the Executive Director for the storefront Pilsen YMCA in Chicago. He was instrumental in the planning and building of the Rauner Family YMCA, the first full-service facility for the Pilsen community and its surrounding neighborhoods. At Saint Anthony Mr. Sifuentes oversees government and community relations, our Community Wellness and Senior Wellness Programs, and the Pastoral Care Department.
Mr. Sifuentes has extensive experience in community relations, fundraising, and organizational development. As a leader within the nonprofit community, he has a proven track record of accomplishing major reorganization leading to profitable business models. Mr. Sifuentes holds a BA in psychology from St. Xavier University. He serves on the board of directors of Illinois One Family One Child. He was a 2003 Leadership Greater Chicago fellow.
Christine Raguso joined Saint Anthony Hospital in 2011. With over 17 years of experience in economic and community development, Ms. Raguso oversees the ancillary functions of the hospital, the creation and implementation of our new clinic model, and the development of a replacement Saint Anthony Hospital on the Focal Point community campus.
Ms. Raguso came to Saint Anthony from the City of Chicago where she held various roles, including Deputy Chief of Staff for Economic and Community Development to Mayor Richard M. Daley as well as Acting Commissioner for the Department of Community Development. At the Department of Community Development she oversaw 187 staff and an annual budget of $355 million. Prior to serving in the Daley Administration, Ms. Raguso was a development coordinator at DLA Piper Chicago, providing comprehensive oversight and analysis of city regulations and coordination and preparation of various zoning and other land use applications for projects. Prior to DLA Piper, she worked as the development manager at Perkins & Will Chicago.
Ms. Raguso holds an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University and a BA in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She currently sits on the Greater Grand Crossing/Gary Comer Youth Center Advisory Board.
Mark Jennings has been with Saint Anthony Hospital since 2011. During his 30 years in healthcare IT, he has successfully guided organizations through a succession of technologies from mainframes and mini-computers to network client-server computing to thin-client virtual computing and cloud-based solutions. For more than 23 years, Mr. Jennings served as the Chief Information Officer at Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, Georgia and led the rapid expansion of computerization into their clinical areas. He came to Saint Anthony through McKesson's Outsourcing Division, leading our successful Meaningful Use Stage1 project that included implementing Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE), on-line problem lists, and bed-side, bar-coded medication administration as well as facilitating the implementation of an ambulatory physician EMR system across more than 10 clinics.
Mr. Jennings has a BA in computer science and a BJ in journalism, both from the University of Missouri.
Bernadette O’Shea brings nearly two decades of experience as a development professional to Saint Anthony Hospital, joining the executive team in 2014, after 13 years at Rush University Medical Center. She previously served as Senior Director of Development at Rush during that institution's most ambitious fundraising campaign in its 175-year history, exceeding goal and raising more than $380M.
Prior to Rush, Bernadette was the corporate events officer for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. An active volunteer, she is on the board of The Love, Unity and Values Institute, that empowers and prepares youth and young adults for economically sustainable employment. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Chicago Chapter, and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Board of Directors.
She is a Chicago native and graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Sherrie Spencer joined Saint Anthony Hospital in 2008 and was appointed Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer in December 2016. With over 17 years of experience in nursing practice and leadership, Ms. Spencer leads the creation of strategic alliances with organizational leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. She maintains a strong reputation for achieving high quality indicator scores within nursing and patient care, including attention to hospital-wide survey readiness.
Prior to her role as Vice President of Patient Care and CNO, Ms. Spencer was the director of acute care and infusion center services, and clinical nurse manager, respectively. She began her career in primary care nursing, then moving into a nurse management position with Advocate Health Center – Southeast.
Ms. Spencer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in adult gerontology nurse practitioner (AGNP) from North Park University Chicago.
Stella Wolf joined the executive team in June 2016 with over 20 years of experience in human resources and organizational development. At Saint Anthony Hospital, she leads the Human Resources team to develop and execute progressive programs that will enhance organizational capabilities and performance levels.
Ms. Wolf relocated from Dallas, Texas before coming to Saint Anthony Hospital where she worked as the Vice President of Human Resources for The Exchange Services at its corporate headquarters. In her role, she provided strategic leadership for an $8 billion global retailer with 28,000 associates serving military members and their families. Prior to her position there, she has held executive positions for V&V Supremo Foods Inc., Applied Systems Inc., McDonald’s Corporation and AT&T.
She is a Chicago native and grew up in one of Saint Anthony Hospital’s neighboring communities, and holds a BA degree in Human Resources from DePaul University and MS in Organization Development from Loyola University Chicago.