Management Team



Biographies


Dr. Roger Spoelman

President & CEO

Roger serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CURE International. After 37 years of service in healthcare executive leadership, Roger retired in 2018 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Health, a regional network of hospitals, physician organizations, and health network operations in western and northern Michigan. He also served as a senior executive for Trinity Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States having been posted as President and CEO of several of Trinity Health’s largest regional health systems including Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio, Trinity Health of New England, and Loyola University Health System in Chicago. Roger has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, community health improvement, leadership development, physician integration, physician groups, and governance. Roger’s leadership has been recognized and awarded by many healthcare and community organizations including: the Reese Award for Exemplary Service to the Community from the American Red Cross, the Paul Harris Fellowship from Rotary International, Trinity International University Distinguished Alumni, Patricia B. Johnson Award for Community Leadership and Innovative Grant Making, the Alliance for Health Hillman Award, and the Michigan State University Patenge Award. Roger’s passion for the children and families served by CURE led him to join the organization’s board of directors in 2007. During that time, he has been an active member of the board’s audit and compensation committees, while volunteering as an executive healthcare advisor on several hospital-based projects of strategic significance around the CURE network. He also plays a leadership role in healthcare and other organizations throughout the country and internationally, serving on many other boards, including: International Aid, Open Doors USA, Loyola University, National Christian Foundation of West Michigan, and the West Michigan Policy Forum. Roger is inspired and supported by his incredibly talented wife, Jan, and is a raving fan of his children, their spouses, and his grandchildren. He feeds his passion for leadership and talent development by serving as advisor and business coach to numerous executives, companies, and organizations.

Brian Van Hall

Chief Operating Officer / Operations

Brian is humbled and honored to serve as CURE International’s Chief Operating Officer. Since joining CURE, he has served as the Executive Director of CURE Niger, Vice President of Operations, and Chief Mission Integration Officer. Prior to joining CURE, Brian served as a regional director of operations for a nonprofit health system and completed a meritorious career in the US Army, where he served in a variety of progressive leadership roles across multiple national and international settings to help deliver comprehensive health services across the world. Passionate about organizational excellence and reaching people with the gospel, Brian leverages 30 years of leadership experience to help direct and protect CURE’s mission and ministry.

Brian is board-certified in healthcare management and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tampa and earned a Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration from Baylor University. Brian also holds professional certifications in strategic planning and management from the Balanced Scorecard Institute at George Washington University, executive project management from the Harvard School of Public Health, and process improvement from Accenture.

Brian and his wife, Beth, reside in Spring Lake, Michigan, with their son, Ethan. They are forever grateful for the sacrifices of family and friends who support their calling and commitment to serve the kingdom of God.

Greg Bellig

Chief Medical Officer / Medical

Dr. Greg Bellig serves as Chief Medical Officer for CURE International. He has been a long-time friend and supporter of CURE and has also served with CURE in the Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Haiti, and Uganda.

Dr. Bellig earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, completed his residency in anesthesiology at Northwestern Medical Center in Chicago, and completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He holds a specialty board certification in anesthesiology as well as a subspecialty board certification in pediatric anesthesiology from the American Board of Anesthesiology. Since 2003, he has been a Shareholder/Partner Pediatric Anesthesiologist with Central Anesthesia Service Exchange, Inc. in Sacramento, California. Since 2007, he has also served as the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia.

Dr. Bellig resides in Pennsylvania with his wife Julie and their five children, Olivia, Charlotte, Miles, Adeline, and Esther. In his free time, he is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys exploring with his family.

 

Brian Anderson

Chief Administrative Officer

Brian Anderson oversees CURE’s Finance, Human Resources, Global Outreach, and Technology teams. In addition to his work with CURE, Brian also serves as the President & CEO of International Aid, a partner non-profit organization based in Michigan.

Previously, Brian ran his own consulting company which specialized in helping healthcare organizations address financial and operational issues. Other experiences include working for physical therapy staffing companies, physician groups, and manufacturing concerns. Brian received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Central Michigan University and earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University. He currently lives in Spring Lake, MI, with his wife, Julie. Most of all, he loves the Lord.