Interim President & CEO
Roger Spoelman serves as the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of CURE International as well 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 is also a Regional Executive for Trinity Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States. Roger has held positions of leadership in healthcare for more than thirty years and has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, community health improvement, leadership development, physician integration, physician groups, and governance.
Throughout Roger’s career, he has received recognition from regional and national organizations as an innovator and leader in healthcare and community service. He has been recognized as an Emerging Leader in Healthcare by the Healthcare Forum and received many other awards for community leadership 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 Michigan State University Patenge Award.
Roger’s passion for the children and families served by CURE International 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 to serve 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 International, Mary Free Bed, the Grand Rapids Economic Club, and the West Michigan Policy Forum.
Roger feeds his passion for Leadership Development by serving as Advisor and Business Coach to numerous leaders, companies, and organizations. You can reach Roger directly by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.