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The UHS Executive Management Team combines their collective experiences and expertise to drive a shared vision and a commitment to excellence.


Tom Leonard

Tom Leonard

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Leonard is the Chief Executive Officer at UHS. Prior to joining UHS, Tom served as President of the Medical Systems business segment at CareFusion, a global medical technology company serving the health care industry. He was previously Senior Vice President and General Manager of Ambulatory Solutions for McKesson Provider Technologies, and prior to that, Executive Vice President of Operations for Picis, Inc. With more than 15 years of leadership in the health care industry, Tom is recognized for his strategic vision and passion for developing high-performing teams. Tom holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.


Jim Pekarek

Jim Pekarek

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Pekarek is the Chief Financial Officer at UHS. Prior to joining UHS, Jim was the Chief Financial Officer for Cornerstone Brands, a home and apparel lifestyle retailer. Before that, Jim held executive leadership positions with The Spiegel Group, Montgomery Ward, Inc., Kraft Foodservice and Outboard Marine Corporation. Jim holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from Northwestern University.



Kevin Ketzel

Kevin Ketzel

President

Kevin Ketzel is the President at UHS, responsible for commercial sales and service delivery. Prior to joining UHS, Kevin held multiple senior leadership positions with the global medical company, CareFusion, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company's global respiratory business. Prior to CareFusion, he held operational and commercial leadership positions with Cerner Corporation, Mediware, Allscripts and Medsynergies. Kevin holds a bachelor's degree in Quantitative Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.




Bob Creviston

Bob Creviston

Chief Human Resources Officer

Bob Creviston is the Chief Human Resources Officer at UHS. Prior to joining UHS, Bob was the Vice President of Human Resources for the Midwest Group at Waste Management, Inc., a leading North America provider of integrated environmental solutions. Before that, he held a variety of HR leadership roles at Pactiv Corporation, a packaging business focused on the food service and consumer products space. Bob holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.




Bettyann Bird

Bettyann Bird

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Bettyann Bird is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at UHS. Prior to joining UHS, Bettyann was Vice President of Marketing for the Global Dispensing business at CareFusion. She has held numerous executive leadership roles within the health care industry, including President and CEO of eStudySite, and President of the Consulting and Services business of Cardinal Health. Prior to that, Bettyann held leadership positions with Deloitte Consulting and Ernst & Young. She spent her early years in health care as a trauma and intensive care nurse. Bettyann earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Texas Christian University and an MBA from Baylor University.



Lee Neumann

Lee Neumann

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Lee Neumann is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at UHS. Lee joined UHS in 2009 as Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining UHS, Lee was an attorney at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, formerly Faegre & Benson LLP. She holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law.

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