• 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
Lisa Alexander, RN - Chief Nursing Officer
Jacquelyn Hyland, DO - Chief Medical Officer
Jenna Herron - Vice President, Mission Integration
Essence Montgomery - Vice President, Finance
Erik Olson - Vice President, Medical Group
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
Neil Dobler
Sister Marianna Bauder
Mark Young
Carlyle Dunshee, MD
Cynthia Hornberger, PhD, RN, MBA
Joel Hutchins, MD
James Owen, MD
Wayne Basso
Kathleen Tulipana
Jeff Wietharn, JD
Lucky DeFries