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

Chair

Director
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

Director

Vice President, Diagnostic & Support Services
CaroMont Health

Gary R. Bowers

Director

Retired Chief Operating Officer
CarePartners Health Services
Asheville, North Carolina

Benjamin M. Cunningham, Jr., CPA

Director

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

Lori Lambert

Director

Chief Financial Officer
Cherokee Indian Hospital

Jonathan Smith

Director

Assistant Administrator, Chief Financial Officer
Blount Memorial Hospital