Chief Administrative Officer
- Laura Kaiser, President & CEO
- Carter Dredge, Chief Transformation Officer
- Maggie Fowler, Chief Nursing Officer
- Paula Friedman, Chief Strategy Officer
- Alexander Garza, MD, Chief Quality Officer
- Chris Howard, Chief Operations Officer
- David Fields, President Dean Health Plan
- Carolyn Koenig, Chief Administrative Officer
- Philip Loftus, Chief Innovation Officer
- Douglas P. Long, JD, General Counsel
- Patrick McCruden Chief Mission Integration Officer
- Kris Zimmer, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Administrative Officer, Carolyn Koenig is responsible for direction and oversight of SSM Health’s Governance, Human Resources and Marketing & Communications teams.
Prior to joining SSM Health, Ms. Koenig served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Laird, PLC, with responsibilities for all aspects of human resources globally for an organization with more than 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites in 17 countries. Ms. Koenig also has served in senior human resources executive positions for AG Edwards & Sons/Wachovia, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, and MasterCard International. She is mission-driven and has served on the Board of Directors for Youth in Need for more than 20 years. In 2015, she was named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s “Most Influential Women in St. Louis.”
Ms. Koenig holds a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Lindenwood University and has completed executive programs in strategic human resource management and in leading change and organizational renewal from Harvard University.