Our Leaders

Nick Turkal

Nick Turkal, MD President and Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for:

  • Aurora's overall strategy, direction and oversight
Stephen Bablitch

Steve Bablitch Chief of Strategic Business Affairs

Responsible for:

  • Accountable Care Organization Planning and Development
  • Enterprise Business Group
  • Payer Relations Oversight
  • Strategic Business Alliances
Jeff Bailet

Jeffrey W. Bailet, MD Executive Vice President and President of Aurora Medical Group

Responsible for:

  • Aurora Medical Group Integration and Operation
  • System Clinical Program Development
Mike Brophy

Michael Brophy Chief of Staff and Chief Communications Officer

Responsible for:

  • Chief of Staff to CEO
  • Employee Communications
  • Marketing
  • Public Affairs and External Communications
  • Strategic Planning
Gerard Coleman, PhD

Gerard Coleman, PhD Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for:

  • Hospital, Clinic and Home Care Operations
Patrick Falvey

Patrick Falvey, PhD Executive Vice President and Integration Shared Services

Responsible for:

  • ACL
  • Aurora Venture, including Aurora Pharmacy
  • Aurora Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin
  • Care Management/ Quality
  • Environmental Services
  • Food and Nutritional Services
  • Informatics
  • Patient Experience
Cristy Garcia-Thomas

Cristy Garcia-Thomas Executive Vice President and President, Aurora Health Care Foundation

Responsible for:

  • Aurora Health Care Foundation
  • Aurora Partnership Campaign
  • Community Relations
  • Social Responsibility
  • Operation and strategic leadership of Well Community Programs:
    • Aurora Family Service
    • Aurora Walker's Point Community Clinic
    • The Healing Center
    • Partnerships with Community Clinics
Brad Hahn

Brad Hahn Executive Vice President, North Region

Responsible for:

  • Affiliation Due Diligence
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management of Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh and Two Rivers, and Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay
  • Systemwide Finance Decision-Support Functions
Gail Hanson

Gail Hanson Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for:

  • Accounting
  • Business Office
  • Finance
  • Treasury Services
Mary Beth Kingston

Mary Beth Kingston Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Responsible for:

  • Nursing Leadership
  • Clinical Education
  • Knowledge-Based Nursing
Rick Klein

Rick Klein Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business Group

Responsible for:

  • Affiliations
  • Growth and Market Development
  • Managed Care Strategy
  • Market and Competitive Strategy
Mike Lappin

Mike Lappin Chief Administrative Officer, Corporate Secretary

Responsible for:

  • Affliations
  • Aurora Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management
  • Compliance
  • Government Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Information Services
  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Services
Philip Loftus

Philip Loftus, PhD Chief Information Officer

Responsible for:

  • Information Services
Eugene Monroe

Eugene Monroe, MD Executive Vice President and President of Aurora Advanced Healthcare

Responsible for:

  • Aurora Advanced Healthcare Integration and Operations
  • System Clinical Program Development
Dennis Potts

Dennis Potts Executive Vice President, South Region

Responsible for:

  • Operational and Strategic Leadership of South Region Clinics and Hospitals:
    • Aurora Lakeland Medical Center
    • Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, Kenosha, Summit and Washington County
    • Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington
    • Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
    • Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center
    • Aurora Sinai Medical Center
    • Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
    • Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore
    • Aurora West Allis Medical Center
Amy Rislov

Amy Rislov Chief Human Resources Officer

Responsible for:

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Organizational Development
  • Employee Health
  • Human Resources Operations
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Labor Relations
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Security and Loss Prevention
  • Talent Acquisition
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer (Interim)

Responsible for:

  • Aurora UW Medical Group
  • Clinical Research
  • Live Well Aurora
  • Medical Libraries
  • Medical Staff Services
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality
  • Risk Management