• 1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66606-1690
  • 785-295-8000


Senior Leadership Team

St. Francis Health's Senior Leadership Team is made up of a diverse group of leaders with deep knowledge and experience in the health care industry.

 David Setchel – President
 Essence Montgomery - Vice President, Finance
 Erik Olson - Vice President, Medical Group
 Jenna Speckart - Vice President, Mission Integration
 Lisa Alexander, RN - Chief Nursing Officer
 Jacquelyn Hyland, MD - Chief Medical Officer
 Nikki Sloup - Director, Marketing and Communications


The St. Francis Health Board of Directors is comprised of a group of dedicated community volunteers who lend their skills and expertise to help make our ministry the best it can be.

 David Setchel – President, St. Francis Health
 Greg Schwerdt - Chair
 JuliAnn Mazachek - Vice Chair
 Wade Welch, MD - President of the Medical Staff
 Wayne Basso
 Sister Marianna Bauder, SCL
 Lucky DeFries
 Neil Dobler
 Carlyle Dunshee, MD
 Cynthia Hornberger, PhD, RN, MBA
 James Owen, MD
 Kathleen Tulipana
 Jeff Wietharn, JD
 Mark Young