Board Leadership: Fiduciary Duties and the Functions of Governance


As a Board member, your responsibility is to guide the vision and mission of the organization. Board members are ambassadors of the hospital and leaders of the community they serve, and are legally responsible for everything that happens within the organization.
Join QHR Health’s Senior Vice President Chip Holmes as he outlines the fiduciary duties of the board and the six functions of governance, with an eye towards building a high-performing Board.

Who Should Attend:


Chip Holmes

Senior Vice President

Chip Holmes

Senior Vice President


Kristine Keefer Wolff

Senior Vice President, Clinical Solutions

Dr. Kristine Keefer Wolff has 25+ years of system and business unit level health care experience with a history of creating and improving workplace culture, employee engagement and patient outcomes. She is a transformational leader, skilled at relationship building with internal and external partners. Kristine is board certified from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive-Advanced and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Organization of Nurse Leaders.


Greg Wilder

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Greg has more than 30 years of executive leadership, sales, management, and business development experience in the healthcare industry. The majority of his career has been focused on leading teams and providing solutions with an emphasis on revenue cycle management applications. He has extensive experience in developing strong internal teams and building client and strategic partner relationships. Greg has worked closely with all types of provider clients, including major hospitals and healthcare systems across the country. He is an active member of several organizations including HFMA and AAHAM.

John Turner

Group President

John Turner serves as Ovation Healthcare’s Chief Operating Officer. John brings more than 25 years of progressive and reliable healthcare leadership experience in both for-profit and nonprofit healthcare environments. He has a track record of driving organizational success in operational and financial objectives through a strong makeup of strategic research and operational execution. John establishes an environment of uncompromising integrity within Ovation Healthcare and emphasizes a commitment to vision, values, and purpose while constantly focusing on clients’ needs and feedback.

Blake Seitz

Vice President, Strategy

Blake brings nearly 20 years of healthcare experience to Ovation Healthcare. He has led initiatives both as a consultant and internal health system leader to accomplish enterprise-wide, facility specific, and service line strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, partnership development and implementation, capital project prioritization, ambulatory planning, hospital-physician alignment, physician network planning, and community health needs assessments for a variety of hospitals and healthcare organizations. His analytical background is key to developing data-driven solutions to meet the unique needs of clients.

Suzette Duhé, FHFMA, CPA

Vice President, Finance

Suzette Duhé brings 9 years of healthcare service experience with a Big Four accounting firm to her role as Vice President of Finance with Ovation Healthcare. Other past experience includes roles in financial operations at for-profit, governmental and not-for-profit systems in Mississippi and Louisiana. She has also served as Chief Financial Officer of a physician-owned hospital, governmentally-owned hospitals, private-equity owned hospitals and clinics, and for-profit psychiatric hospital and clinics.

C. Eric Jones

Vice President, Finance, Turnarounds

With more than 22 years in healthcare finance, Eric’s professional experience has advanced from investment analyst and due diligence coordinator roles to progressive financial operations responsibilities across several large acute care hospitals, hospital turnaround project management, and regional financial operations leadership to Ovation Healthcare client hospitals in the eastern division. As Vice President of Finance and Turnarounds, Eric leads Ovation Healthcare’s intensive corporate operating review process and serves the organization’s client hospitals in the development and execution support of financial operations

Chip Holmes

Executive Vice President, Hospital Operations

Chip has more than 30 years of progressive executive healthcare experience and a strong track record for leading hospitals and health systems, governance and leadership teams through effective transformational strategy development. Chip has served in small and large nonprofit and for-profit facilities and their respective healthcare systems in both rural and urban settings. He provides oversight and support for more than 20 Ovation Healthcare hospitals, is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives, and, as a member, received the 2005 ACHE Robert S. Hudgens Memorial Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year.