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...

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

President - Saint Francis Medical Partners and Saint Francis Health Plans

Andrew Godbey, MD, MSPH, serves as President of Saint Francis Medical Partners, the employed provider group, and President of Saint Francis Health Plans, the for-profit direct-to-employer insurance product. In these roles, he works with a wide range of staff and physicians on clinical initiatives to...

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 - Saint Francis Medical Partners and Saint Francis Health Plans

Alex Ogburn, MBA, FACHE, is Vice President of Saint Francis Medical Partners and Saint Francis Health Plans. 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...

Gerry Salter, MBA, PT

Vice President - Specialty Practices

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

Joel Sander, MSPT, MBA

Vice President - Saint Francis Medical Partners Northern Division

Joel Sander, MSPT, MBA, serves as Vice President – Saint Francis Medical Partners Northern Division 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...

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 - Foundation, Marketing and Facilities

James R. "Jimmy" 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 addition to the Foundation and Marketing, he provides administrative management for Environmental Services,...