Leadership at UMC

Making a Better UMC for You

Under the leadership of UMC CEO Mason VanHouweling, UMC Administrators empower those at the bedside to provide award winning care in a fiscally responsible environment, through the expectation that every patient will be treated with Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Integrity.


Mason VanHouweling

Kurt Houser


John A. Espinoza
Chief Human Resources Officer

Stephanie Merrill
Chief Financial Officer

Ernie McKinley
Chief Information Officer

Danita Cohen
Executive Director
Strategic Development and Marketing

Debra Fox
Chief Nursing Officer

Melody Talbott
Assistant Chief Nursing Officer

Andrew Chung
Associate Administrator

Carissa Rey
Associate Administrator

Vick Gill
Assistant Hospital Administrator

Susan Pitz
Legal Counsel

Dale Carrison, DO
Chief of Staff

Dr. Meena Vohra
Medical Director
Children's Hospital of Nevada