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

Board Chair

Director
CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care McDowell
Marion, NC

John Snow

Board Chair - Elect

Vice President, Ancillary and Support Services
Iredell Health System
Statesville, NC

Charles Ayscue

Board 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

Board Member

Vice President, Diagnostic & Support Services
CaroMont Health

Gary R. Bowers

Board Member

Retired Chief Operating Officer
CarePartners Health Services
Asheville, North Carolina

Thomas M. Fisher

Board Member

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

Lori Lambert

Board Member

Chief Financial Officer
Cherokee Indian Hospital

Jonathan Smith

Board Member

Assistant Administrator, Chief Financial Officer
Blount Memorial Hospital