Jupiter Medical Center Executive Team
Meet the team members who provide leadership and direction to our organization
Don McKenna, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
Don McKenna serves as president and chief executive officer of Jupiter
Medical Center, a not-for-profit medical center in Jupiter, Florida. A
recognized leader and highly successful executive with more than 25 years
of experience in the health care industry, McKenna joined Jupiter Medical
Center in January 2018. Throughout his career, he has achieved tremendous
success, increasing both access and delivery of high-quality care.
Prior to leading Jupiter Medical Center, McKenna led St. Mary’s Health
Care System based in Athens, Georgia—a fully integrated, not-for-profit
health care system that includes three hospitals serving 13 counties in
northeast Georgia. As president and CEO of St. Mary’s, McKenna led
the system through several ambitious and successful projects including
the acquisition of St. Mary’s Sacred Heart and St. Mary’s
Good Samaritan Hospital. During his tenure, he improved the financial
performance, quality rankings and patient perception of care at St. Mary’s.
Under his leadership, the health care system was named a 2016 Healthgrades
“Top 100 Hospital” and was recognized three times as Georgia's
“Large Hospital of the Year.” In 2017, McKenna was named “CEO
of the Year” by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
Before joining St. Mary’s in 2008, McKenna served as senior vice
president and administrator at Wuesthoff Health System in Rockledge, Florida,
a not-for-profit, two-hospital system now known as Steward Health Care.
He has also served as CEO of Seven Rivers Community Hospital in Crystal
River, Florida, and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for North Ridge Medical
Center in Fort Lauderdale. Early in his career, he worked in Palm Beach
County as a director at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.
McKenna earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and
his master’s degree in public administration from Long Island University
in Brookville, New York. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare
Executives, and serves on the Board of Directors for several community
and professional organizations.
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.
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Peter Gloggner oversees employment, volunteer services, team member relations
and leadership development at Jupiter Medical Center, all of which are
built on the foundation of Relationship Based Care (RBC). RBC is JMC’s
care delivery model that focuses on attention to relationships, ultimately
allowing team members to provide the best experience possible for patients,
families and co-workers. In addition, Peter oversees compensation, benefits,
team member health services and recruitment. Prior to joining Jupiter
Medical Center in 2011, he served as Vice President of Human Resources
at Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland for more than six years. Peter is
a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and holds
a Masters in Business Administration from William Woods University in
Fulton, Missouri. He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management,
achieving the Senior Certified Professional Human Resources certification.
Peter is active with the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, and
is Vice President of the Board of Directors at Lighthouse ArtCenter.
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Dale E. Hocking, CPA is responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy
of the financial reporting for Jupiter Medical Center, its charitable
Foundation, and all related organizations. He also handles all financial
functions including the revenue cycle, decision support, managed care,
supply chain operations. Dale manages the debt and capital structure and
is responsible for maintaining relationships with Moody's Investors
Service and Fitch Ratings. Dale previously served as the Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer for Central Florida Health and Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer of the Mayo Clinic - Florida, Mayo’s
St. Luke's Hospital, and prior to that, Methodist Medical Center.
Dale was an auditor for the international accounting firms of Ernst and
Young, and Arthur Andersen. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
from the University of Florida, and is a Florida Certified Public Accountant
(CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Dale serves
on the Board of the Jupiter Outpatient Surgery Center, Jupiter Medical
Center Physicians Group, and Southern Co-Operative Insurance Company SPC,
Ltd. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,
the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Healthcare
Financial Management Association.
Vice President, Service Line Development
Sherri Lewman is the Vice President of Service Line Development for Jupiter
Medical Center (JMC) and is responsible for the growth and development
of key service lines including, but not limited to: Orthopedics, Cardiology,
Pediatrics, Imaging, and Oncology. She works closely with the Medical
Directors and operators in charge of these service lines to assess, plan,
develop, implement and execute strategies and tactics to achieve optimal
financial performance and business growth. Additionally, she helps identify
new programs, oversees their implementation and spearheads real estate
activities at JMC. In 2010, Sherri joined the JMC team as the Imaging
Director before serving as the Vice President of Outpatient Operations.
Prior to working for JMC, she worked at a large not-for-profit health
care organization on the West Coast of Florida where she managed imaging
centers and focused on operations, project management and strategic execution.
Sherri is a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist, (CNMT) and holds
a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eckerd College in St.
Vice President, Ambulatory Care
Judy Magalhaes, MSN, RN serves as the vice president of ambulatory care
at Jupiter Medical Center. Her areas of responsibility include overseeing
the outpatient and retail operations offered at the Medical Center to
include our off-campus Urgent Care Centers. Judy joined Jupiter Medical
Center in 2005. She was promoted to Director of Outpatient Operations
then became the vice president. Prior to joining our team in 2005, Judy
served as the Administrator of an ambulatory surgery center in Florida
and prior to that the director of ambulatory care in Connecticut. She
is a member of the American College Healthcare Executives, Urgent Care
Association of America, the American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing, and
PGA Corridor Business Association. Judy is a graduate of Quinnipiac College
School of Nursing and holds a Master of Science from University of Hartford.
President, Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
As President of Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, Liv has built and directed
a dynamic and growing, first-rate development operation, achieving the
highest philanthropic revenue levels in the medical center's history.
In less than three years, she and her team have raised nearly $100 million
and launched an impressive $300 million campaign to support its long-term
strategic plan. Prior to joining Jupiter Medica Center, Liv held positions
as Deputy Chief Development Officer at Mount Sinai Health System in New
York, NY; and Vice President of Development at Western Connecticut Health
Network. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University,
an Executive Masters in Public Health with a concentration in Healthcare
Management from Columbia University in New York, as well as two other
graduate degrees from New York University and the University of Kent in
Canterbury, England. In 2017, Liv won the prestigious Women’s Chamber
of Commerce Giraffe Award in Palm Beach County. The award is given to
women who have “stuck their necks out” by taking risks, and
have made a difference for women in the workplace and community. Her success
even reaches around the world. Where many years ago, she was once the
Director of Public Relations and Development, she is now on the board
of directors of the Dominican Foundation, a unique non-profit raising
money for those living in poverty in the Dominican Republic – an
organization that was also recognized within the framework of the United
Nations Millennium goals. Liv and her family visit the island nation several
times a year, where she witnesses success stories stemming from the organization’s support.
Vice President, Clinical Integration
Teresa (Terri) Wentz is responsible for leading the development and implementation
of the Jupiter Medical Center clinical integration strategy. This includes
working collaboratively with physicians and payors to find new ways to
work together to improve the health of the community by delivering high
quality, more coordinated care. Terri joined Jupiter Medical Center in
1993 as the Director of Human Resources and was promoted to Chief Operating
Officer in 1997. She has also held the positions of Chief Professional
Services Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Ambulatory Care
Officer and Vice President of Oncology Services during her tenure. Prior
to joining Jupiter Medical Center, Terri was employed at Glades General
Hospital (now Lakeside Hospital) in Belle Glade, Florida, where she served
as Director of Personnel and Community Development. She is a graduate
of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, with a dual degree in Business
Administration and Economics, and holds a Master in Healthcare Administration
from South University in Savannah, Georgia.
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