Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Leadership Structure Changes

July 03, 2019


William P. Anderson, III

William P. Anderson, III

Angela K. Lahr, MHA, MT (ASCP), CLSSBB

Angela K. Lahr, MHA, MT (ASCP), CLSSBB

Stacie Gaul

Stacie Gaul

Tamara F. Persing, RN, BSN, MS

Tamara F. Persing, RN, BSN, MS

Rachel V. Smith, SHRM-SCP

Rachel V. Smith, SHRM-SCP

To support continued growth, Evangelical Community Hospital has announced an enhanced leadership structure to strengthen its organizational framework and to pave the way for new initiatives and programming.

Included in the changes are:

  • William Anderson has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the organization. In this expanded role, he is charged with oversight of Hospital operations and the leadership in place to guide them.
  • Angela Lahr has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Clinical Operations with oversight of the Hospital’s clinical services.
  • Stacie Gaul has been promoted to the position of Associate Vice President of Capital Planning, Project, and Facilities. In her new role, she has oversight of Hospital facilities, new construction, and real estate management.
  • Tamara Persing has had a title change to Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer. All of nursing along with direct care departments are under her management and direction.
  • Human Resources has been renamed as a division to People and Culture, which better reflects the role the Hospital’s employees play in the overall success of the organization. In keeping with the change, Rachel Smith has had a title change to Vice President of People and Culture.

Kendra Aucker, President and CEO, said, “These changes better reflect who Evangelical is an organization, puts in place a corporate structure that supports growth and new ventures, and places emphasis on the impact the staff have on the success of the Hospital.”

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