Meet the team members who provide leadership and direction to our organization
Sherri Lewman is currently the Vice President of Outpatient Services for Jupiter Medical Center. Her scope of responsibility includes oversight of all the outpatient services offered at the Medical Center and its off-campus locations. In 2010, Sherri joined the Medical Center's team as the Imaging Director. Prior to working for the Medical Center, she worked at a large not-for-profit health care organization. She started her career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, and spent more than a decade working in Imaging Management. Sherri is a certified nuclear medicine technologist and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eckerd College.
Vice President, Post-Acute & Pavilion Administrator
Betsy Heartfield oversees all administrative functions at The Pavilion, as well as post-acute care services and inpatient rehabilitation at Jupiter Medical Center. Betsy joined Jupiter Medical Center in 2004 after serving as Administrator of ManorCare in West Palm Beach, Florida. She holds a Bachelor in Accounting from New Hampshire College and a Master in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Betsy is a member of the Florida Healthcare Association.
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Dale Hocking is responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the financial reporting for Jupiter Medical Center, its charitable Foundation, and the Pavilion. He also handles the revenue cycle and supply chain operations. Dale previously served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Central Florida Health Alliance in Leesburg, Florida and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Mayo Clinic, St. Luke's Hospital, and Methodist Medical Center all located in Jacksonville, Florida. Dale was an auditor for the international accounting firm of Ernst and Young. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, and is a Florida Certified Public Accountant. Dale serves on the Board of the Jupiter Outpatient Surgery Center on behalf of Jupiter Medical Center. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Nursing Officer
Steven is responsible for the clinical and operational departments within the hospital, and oversees all care delivery for nursing and ancillary clinical departments at Jupiter Medical Center. Prior to joining Jupiter Medical Center, Steven held numerous executive positions in nursing and patient care services (including Interim CNO) at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He received a Master of Science in Nursing from Nova University in Davie, Florida, and a Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Services from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. Steven is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (Treasurer), South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (President-Elect), American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Emergency Nurses Association and the National Association of Healthcare Quality. He currently serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the South Florida Nursing Consortium.
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Vice President, General Counsel
Kelly Sullivan’s role on the Executive Leadership Team is to develop legal strategies to advance Jupiter Medical Center’s interests while addressing all legal issues that arise in the Medical Center’s business operations. She is responsible for the oversight of all legal matters related to the operation of the Medical Center and its affiliated companies. She advises and counsels Medical Center team members regarding a broad array of legal issues, including primarily, compliance with federal and state healthcare laws and regulations. Kelly was among the first Board Certified Health Lawyers in Florida and she holds the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards as rated by her peers. Kelly’s career has focused on the healthcare industry where she has represented a wide range of healthcare organizations including health systems, physicians, a large pharmacy benefit manager and the largest managed care provider in Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management from New College, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and a Juris Doctorate from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Kelly has more than 24 years of legal experience in the healthcare industry. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, and the Florida Bar Health Law Section.
Vice President of Oncology Services
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Tom Crawford leads Jupiter Medical Center’s Information Systems & Telecommunication strategies and day-to-day support initiatives. He aligns technology strategies with the financial and clinical goals of the hospital. Tom, who has been with Jupiter Medical Center since 2013, has 22 years of healthcare IT experience. Prior to joining our team, he served as Regional Vice for six years, has President/Chief Information Officer for Vanguard Health System, a 26 hospital health system located in Nashville, TN. Tom has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science & Operations Management and an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He is also a member of Health Information Management Systems Society, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, serves on the Tequesta Florida Kiwanis Club, and is a mentor for high school students at the Chicago Tech Academy.