Tandem Leadership

Tandem Hospital Partners brings the strongest team of clinical, retail and hospital leadership in the industry.

Bruce Lawrence

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (INTERIM), TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As interim chief executive officer, Mr. Lawrence will lead Tandem Hospital Partners as the board of directors carries out its search process for the permanent CEO role. Mr. Lawrence has over 25 years of transformative healthcare leadership and management experience, most recently as the CEO of INTEGRIS, the largest healthcare system in Oklahoma, where he was responsible for developing the system's micro-hospital strategy.

Steven Graubart

CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

Mr. Graubart is the founder of - and vision behind - Tandem’s acute care hospital partnership model. Today, as Tandem's chief business development officer, he leads the company's efforts to build and operate acute care hospitals in partnership with established nonprofit healthcare systems.

Kenny Kurtzman

CHIEF STRATEGY AND MARKETING OFFICER, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As chief strategy and marketing officer of Tandem Hospital Partners, Mr. Kurtzman is responsible for strategic planning and market prioritization, including project management services to support the launch of all hospital markets. Mr. Kurtzman is also responsible for overseeing all marketing efforts including development and implementation for all of Tandem’s Neighborhood/Community Hospitals within each market. In addition, Mr. Kurtzman will also sit on Tandem Joint Venture Boards.

John Wood

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As chief operating officer of Tandem Hospital Partners, Mr. Wood is responsible for all clinical and operational departments, quality, safety, performance improvement, physician relations, patient experience, risk management, facilities and purchasing. In addition, Mr. Wood will also sit on Tandem Joint Venture Boards.

Debora Simmons

CHIEF NURSING AND QUALITY OFFICER, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As chief nursing and quality officer of Tandem Hospital Partners, Dr. Simmons is responsible for nursing practice, quality, safety, performance improvement, regulatory accreditation, and patient experience.

Kelly Lewis

CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As chief people officer at Tandem Hospital Partners, Ms. Lewis is responsible for leading recruiting, on-boarding, training, development, total rewards, and performance management efforts for all Tandem employees.

Kim Richard

VICE PRESIDENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE, TANDEM HOSPITAL PARTNERS, LLC

As the VP of project management office, Ms. Richard is responsible for oversight and tracking of all work streams related to the successful launch of Tandem’s neighborhood/community hospitals, from initiation through implementation. Key activities of the position include execution governance, managing finances and risk, creating and managing metrics and driving best practices.