Midwest Affiliate Board of Directors

2021-2022 Midwest Board of Directors

President
DP Suresh, MC, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA
Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Institute
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Crestview Hills, KY

Chair
Patrick L. Gearhart
Wichita Market President
Simmons Bank
Wichita, KS

President-Elect
William (B.J.) Hicks II, MD
Vascular Neurologist
OhioHealth Neurological Physicians
Co-Director, Comprehensive Stroke Program
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus, OH

Chair-Elect
Matt Pearce, EdD
Superintendent
Republic R-III School District
Republic, MO

Members
Michael Artman, MD
Kansas City, MO 

Ivor J. Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC | Member Ex-Officio
Milwaukee, WI

Steve Berke
Cincinnati, OH

Kim Bors
Downers Grove, IL

Karen J. Collins, MBA | Midwest Diversity Leadership Liaison  
Hinsdale, IL

Tracy Davidson, MS, CCC-SLP
Dublin, OH

Larry B. Goldstein, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA
Lexington, KY

Joseph Haas
Milwaukee, WI

Gail D. Hasbrouck, Esq.
Chicago, IL

David S. Hefner
Chicago, IL

Denise Hooks-Anderson, MD, FAAP
St. Louis, MO

Scott T. Kowalski, JD
Madison, WI

Willie E. Lawrence, MD, FAHA, FACC
St. Joseph, MI

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, SCM, FACC, FAHA | Member Ex-Officio
Chicago, IL

Jamie Lohr, MD
Minneapolis, MN

Edmund Sabanegh, Jr., MD, MBA
Cleveland, OH

Jeffrey A. Sather, MD, MBA, FACEP
Minot, ND

Jorge F. Saucedo, MD, MBA | Member Ex Officio
Milwaukee, WI

Lee Shapiro, JD, BS | Member Ex Officio
Chicago, IL

Jason Zachariah
Louisville, KY

Executive Vice President
Kevin D. Harker
Overland Park, KS