Meet our leadership and board.

Some of the sharpest minds in the healthcare industry lead Hancock Health. Meet our Board of Trustees and the executive leadership team.

Executive Team

Steve Long

President & CEO

Steve Long is president and CEO of Hancock Health and Hancock Regional Hospital. He has spent more
than 20 years working in healthcare, serving in a variety of leadership positions across the country in places including University of Iowa Health Care in Iowa City, Iowa; MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas; and Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steve also served as president and CEO of Skiff Medical Center in Newton, Iowa. Steve has been with Hancock since 2014.

An Iowa Hawkeye at heart, Steve earned his undergraduate degree and two master’s degrees (MBA and MHA) from the University of Iowa. He and his wife Dorothy live in Greenfield, Indiana with their daughter, and they enjoy traveling around the country to visit their three older children and two grandsons. If you would like to contact Steve, please email him at 

Rick P. Edwards

Vice President & CFO

Rick Edwards is vice president and CFO of Hancock Health and Hancock Regional Hospital. Rick is accountable for the leadership and administration of the hospital’s fiscal functions and operations in the areas of financial & information management, building services, nutritional services, Hancock Wellness Center, rehabilitation services, and property management.

Rick is an alumnus of Purdue University and earned his MBA from the University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rick is a fellow with the Healthcare Finance Management Association and a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. Rick and his wife, Susan, live in Greenfield and have two adult sons. Rick has worked for Hancock Regional Hospital for over 25 years.

Julia Compton, MD

President, Hancock Physician Network

Dr. Compton graduated from Indiana University in 1999 and initially worked as an Associate Microbiologist for Eli Lilly and Company.  After deciding to pursue a career in Medicine she attended Georgetown University for her post baccalaureate work and then worked for the Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C. She then returned to Indiana to complete her medical degree at Indiana University.

Dr. Compton completed her residency in radiation oncology after spending her intern year at the competitive Transitional Residency program through IU Health Methodist.  The remaining years in training were performed at IU Health -University Hospital, the Roudebush VA Medical Center, the IU Health Proton Therapy Center, and Riley Hospital for Children.  During her residency Dr. Compton was elected as the national resident representative for radiation oncology to the American College of Graduate Medical Education and the Residency Review Committee. In addition, she served as the Vice Chair on the executive panel of the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Compton first joined the Hancock Health family in 2014.  She went on to help open the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center in 2015 where she helped to establish the Radiation Oncology department which hosts state of the art technology via TrueBeam and use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and RapidArc techniques. She and her team built and implemented the programs for stereotactic radiosurgery for body, spine and brain which treats cancer without the use of surgery.

Mike Fletcher, MD

Vice President & Chief Medical Officer

Mike Fletcher is vice president and chief medical officer of Hancock Regional Hospital. He attended the University of Notre Dame where he received his bachelor’s degree, then went on to get his Doctorate of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Mike has been with the Hancock Physician Network for more than 20 years, and has served as the chief medical officer at Hancock Regional Hospital since 2004.

Craig Felty, RN

Vice President, CNO & COO

Craig brings more than 25 years of patient care and healthcare management experience to the position. He has worked as Patient Care Manager, Critical Care and Director of Emergency Services.  Previously, he served as the Assistant Chief Flight Nurse for University of Chicago Hospitals and Manager of Aeromedical Services for Loyola University Medical Center.

Craig has been trained in homeland security, pediatric education, neonatal resuscitation, advanced burn life support and emergency medical services. He is board certified through the Emergency Nurses Association, and holds numerous certifications for clinical instruction as an educator in his field for other healthcare providers within the region. He holds a Master of Business Administration with a healthcare focus at Western Governors University. He also received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Purdue University Calumet.

Tamara Strunk, RN

Assistant Vice President of Nursing

Tamara Strunk is assistant vice president of nursing at Hancock Regional Hospital. She attended Southeast Community College in Cumberland, Kentucky and the University of Kentucky where she received her bachelor’s degree. Tamara is a Registered Nurse with more than 25 years of experience in areas including critical care, surgery, psychiatric nursing, regulatory compliance, hospice, and palliative care. She began her new role as assistant vice president of nursing in 2016.

Jon Miller

Assistant Vice President of Finance and Information Services

Jon Miller is assistant vice president of finance and information services of Hancock Regional Hospital. He attended Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois where he received his bachelor’s degree, then went on to attend the University of Indianapolis where he received his MBA. Jon has significant experience working in the financial world, and has worked for companies including Merchants Bank and Kemper CPA Group in various roles. He has been with Hancock since 1991.

Theresa LuederTheresa Lueder

Assistant Vice President of Acute Care and Surgical Services

In this role, Theresa provides leadership and direction for CICU, Med/Surg, Respiratory, Surgery, and Women + Children.  She earned her master of science in nursing and master of business administration from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana and a bachelor of science in nursing from Indiana University Kokomo. Theresa has over 25 years of experience in nursing, leadership and healthcare operations.  She has been with Hancock since 2010.

Dean Felker, M.D.

Board Member

Maria Bond

Board Member

Tim Clark

Board Member

Roy L. Wilson

Board Member

Sara Joyner

Board Member

Jim Miller

Board Member

Josh Daugherty

Board Member