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 travelling around the country to visit their three older children and two grandsons.

 

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.

 

Rob Matt

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Rob Matt is senior vice president and chief strategy and innovation officer of Hancock Regional Hospital. Rob has been part of the Hancock family since 1998 when he was a hospital board member (including chairman) and then joined the hospital leadership team as vice president in 2003. Rob was instrumental in expanding Hancock’s reach with the addition of the Hancock Surgery Center, the expansion of our home medical equipment footprint, the long-term acute care hospital within Hancock Regional, the Jane Pauley Center, the community based employer clinics, and the creation of our Suburban Home Health company.

Prior to coming to Hancock Regional Hospital, Rob had various leadership roles with Union Carbide Corporation and Avery Dennison which is what brought him to Greenfield, Indiana. Rob received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University (GO HOOSIERS!), is a fellow in the College of Healthcare Executives and proudly served for six years in U.S. Coast Guard. Rob is married to Marsha and has two daughters and two grandsons.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Bill Barteau

President of Hancock Physician Network

Bill Barteau is president and CEO of the Hancock Physician Network. He attended Indiana University in Indianapolis where he received his bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 1988. Bill received the Carol Nathan Leadership Award for outstanding leadership as a student. Bill spent many years working as an occupational therapist as well as managing rehabilitation services for a number of hospitals and private organizations. He went on to learn the business side of healthcare and received his MBA from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana in 2001. Bill then began a career working in physician practice management for St. Vincent Health, prior to coming to Hancock Regional Hospital. He has achieved the designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive, CMPE, through the Medical Group Management Association. Bill has been with the Hancock Physician Network since 2006.

 

Louisa Hayenga

Executive Director of Operations Hancock Physician Network

Louisa is executive director of operations at the Hancock Physician Network. She has been with the Hancock Physician Network since 2011. Louisa’s main responsibilities center around the overall operations of the Hancock Physician Network. She received her bachelor’s degree from Siena Heights University and her master’s degree in healthcare administration from Ohio University. Louisa has served in various leadership roles in 26 years both with St. Vincent Health and in her current role with the Hancock Physician Network.

 

Craig Felty, RN

Vice President & CNO

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.

Roy L. Wilson

Chairperson

Linda Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Vice Chairperson

Ann Vail

Secretary

Tim Clark

Board Member

Dianne Osborne

Board Member

Dean Felker, M.D.

Board Member

Jim Miller

Board Member