Executive Team

The Executive Team coordinates strategy and provides organizational oversight for Saint Francis Healthcare System. The team also oversees the day-to-day operations to ensure quality care for patients in the community served by Saint Francis.

Justin Davison

President and Chief Executive Officer

Justin Davison serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis Healthcare System. He joined Saint Francis in November 2019 as Chief Financial Officer and transitioned to the role of interim President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2022. Prior to Saint Francis, Davison served...

Matthew Brandt, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Brandt, MBA, serves as Chief Financial Officer for Saint Francis Healthcare System. As CFO, Brandt oversees the Healthcare System's overall financial plans and policies and directs its accounting practices. He helps drive strategy, enhance stewardship and support the overall Ministry in its delivery of care. Brandt...

Debby Sprandel, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA-HA

Chief Nursing Officer

Debby Sprandel, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA-HA, serves as Chief Nursing Officer for the Healthcare System. She is responsible for all inpatient and outpatient nursing departments, including Critical Care Services, Emergency and Trauma Services, Maternal Child Health, Medical and Surgical Floors, Surgical Services and Transfer Center,...

Andrew Godbey, MD, MSPH

Chief Physician Executive

Andrew Godbey, MD, MSPH, serves as Chief Physician Executive for Saint Francis Healthcare System. As a practicing neurologist, he divides his time between his medical practice and administrative responsibilities. Godbey received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2005. In 2006, he...

Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE

Vice President - Regional Operations

Lisa Newcomer, RRT, MBA, FACHE, serves as Vice President - Regional Operations for Saint Francis Healthcare System. In this role, Newcomer is responsible for regional support services for the Healthcare System, as well as Home Health and Hospice, Palliative Care and the Saint Francis Cancer...

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE

Vice President - Population Health & Payer Strategies

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE, is Vice President - Population Health & Payer Strategies. He is responsible for Saint Francis Healthcare System’s Clinically Integrated Network, Accountable Care Organization, direct-to-employer contracting and administrative aspects of the Medical Administrative Officers and Saint Francis Medical Partners. He works in...

Gerry Salter, MBA, PT

Vice President - Surgical & Procedural Specialties

Gerry Salter, MBA, PT, joined Saint Francis Healthcare System in 1995, and currently serves as Vice President - Surgical & Procedural Specialties. He provides administrative leadership for a myriad of specialty practices and services, including Cape Cardiology Group, Cape Diabetes and Endocrinology, Cape ENT Group,...

Joel Sander, MSPT, MBA

Vice President - Primary Care Services

Joel Sander, MSPT, MBA, serves as Vice President - Primary Care Services for Saint Francis Healthcare System. Sander is responsible for Saint Francis primary care clinics in Cape Girardeau, Jackson and Farmington, as well as the Orthopedic and Neurosciences service lines. His operational oversight includes...

Christy Shawan

Vice President - Saint Francis Medical Partners Southern Division

Christy Shawan joined Saint Francis Healthcare System in 2019 and serves as Vice President – Saint Francis Medical Partners Southern Division. Shawan provides administrative management for Saint Francis Medical Partner clinics in Charleston, Dexter, East Prairie, Poplar Bluff, Piedmont, Scott City and Sikeston, as well...

Jason Snow, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President - Human Resources

Jason Snow, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, joined Saint Francis Healthcare System in 2021, serving as Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, he provides leadership, development and implementation of all Human Resources’ functions, including staffing, recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, as well as state...

Jimmy Wilferth

Vice President - Support Services

James R. "Jimmy" Wilferth serves as Vice President - Support Services for Saint Francis Healthcare System. Wilferth joined Saint Francis in 2014 as Executive Director of the Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation. He was promoted to Vice President – Foundation and Marketing in 2017. In...