About Us

At Capstone Health Alliance, the strength and performance of our network is a direct function of the men and women who lead it.

Drawn directly from the ranks of our membership and representing a range of geographical areas, facility types, and facility sizes, our
Board of Directors brings a vast range of knowledge and experience to the task of governing the Alliance.

Catherine ‘Kit’ Cosgrove


CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care McDowell
Marion, NC

John Snow

Chair - Elect

Chief Executive Officer
Granville Health System
Oxford, NC

Charles Ayscue

Treasurer & Secretary

Chief Financial Officer
Mission Health System
Asheville, NC

Dean Werner

Immediate Past Chair

Chief Operating Officer
Vantage Healthcare Network
Erie, PA

Richard Blackburn


Vice President, Diagnostic & Support Services
CaroMont Health

Gary R. Bowers


Retired Chief Operating Officer
CarePartners Health Services
Asheville, North Carolina

Benjamin M. Cunningham, Jr., CPA


Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
The University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knoxville, TN

Lori Lambert


Chief Financial Officer
Cherokee Indian Hospital

Jonathan Smith


Assistant Administrator, Chief Financial Officer
Blount Memorial Hospital