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Kate Walsh

Chief Executive Officer, Boston Medical Center (BMC) Health System

Kate Walsh is CEO of the BMC Health System. As a vocal advocate for racial health equity, Kate is leading major organizational change and creating an innovative and compassionate environment for both patients and employees. Prior to her appointment to this role in 2010, Kate served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She served previously in senior leadership positions at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Saint Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.

Kate received her bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Health from Yale University. She has served as a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and is currently a board member of the American Hospital Association, Boston Public Health Commission, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, America's Essential Hospitals, Pine Street Inn, and Yale University.

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Alastair Bell, MD, MBA

President, BMC Health System

Dr. Alastair Bell is president of the BMC Health System. He oversees system strategy, BMC hospital operations, accountable care, and the WellSense Health Plan, a Medicaid Managed Care Organization with more than 400,000 members in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Prior to joining BMC in 2012, Dr. Bell was a leader in the North American Payor and Provider Practice at McKinsey and Company, advising a range of national and international healthcare organizations and leading large scale transformation programs. Alastair received a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oxford in England, a Master of Arts in Physiology from the University of Cambridge in England, and a Master of Business Administration with distinction from Harvard Business School. He currently serves as the vice chair of the board for both Boston Medflight and Boston Children’s Chorus.

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David Beck, MPP, JD

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel

David Beck is senior vice president and chief legal counsel at BMC Health System. He oversees BMC's legal matters, corporate compliance, and captive insurance company. Prior to joining BMC in 2007, David served as deputy chief of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Public Protection Bureau. He received a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Joe Camillus

Joe Camillus, MBA, MPH

Chief Operating Officer

Joe Camillus is the chief operating officer at BMC. He oversees growth and innovative reach of our services, value-based and equitable care efforts, and network development with BMC’s affiliation of community health centers throughout Boston. Prior to joining BMC in 2011, Joe was a Deland Fellow in Health Care and Society at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Joe holds a Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and a Master of Public Health from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, where he was awarded a Zuckerman Fellowship in public service.

William Creevy, MD, MS

William Creevy, MD, MS

President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston University Medical Group

Dr. William Creevy is president and chief executive officer of Boston University Medical Group (BUMG), BMC's physician organization. He is responsible for the overall strategic direction and direct fiscal and operational oversight of BUMG, which is comprised of more than 1,100 physicians and other health care practitioners. Before being appointed to this role in 2013, Dr. Creevy served as vice chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery for 15 years. He received a Doctor of Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine and a Master of Science in Health Care Management from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

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Nancy Gaden, RN, DNP

Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Nancy Gaden is senior vice president and chief nursing officer at BMC. She leads a talented nursing management team who oversees all nursing services, operations, and models of care. Under her leadership, BMC received Magnet Designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2021. Prior to joining BMC in 2014, Nancy served in senior patient care services and chief nursing officer roles at Hallmark Health, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, South Shore Hospital, and Milton Hospital. She received a Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Regis College.

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Lisa Kelly-Croswell, MA

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Lisa Kelly-Croswell is senior vice president and chief human resources officer at BMC Health System. She oversees human resources (HR), occupational health, and volunteer services, and leads organizational growth strategies for the system. Prior to joining BMC in 2013, Lisa held a wide range of HR leadership roles at Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Nitromed, Inc.; CIGNA; Monsanto; and Frito-Lay. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master of Arts in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She currently serves on the board of directors for two public biotech companies and several non-profit organizations.

David McAneny

David McAneny, MD

Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. David McAneny is senior vice president and chief medical officer at BMC. He oversees physicians and advanced practice providers in their delivery of exceptional and equitable care to BMC patients and their families. Before being appointed to this role in 2022, Dr. McAneny served as chief surgical officer, chief of the Division of General Surgery, and vice chair of the Department of Surgery, and his research designed models to reduce the incidence of postoperative complications. He received a Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine and maintains an active surgery practice at BMC. In addition, Dr. McAneny is a professor of surgery and associate dean for clinical affairs at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine.

Terri Newsom

Terri Newsom, CPA

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Terri Newsom is senior vice president and chief financial officer at BMC Health System. She oversees all financial planning and operations for the system, which has an annual operating revenue of $6 billion. Prior to joining BMC in 2020, Terri served in senior finance and chief financial officer roles at Prisma Health, Greenville Health System, Duke University Health System, and Duke Raleigh Hospital. Terri received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Appalachian State University and is a certified public accountant.