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Cynthia (Perez) Duncanson

Cynthia has spent a career dedicated to the success of meaningful work and community purpose in the healthcare industry.  Having spent more than 15 years in finance and reimbursement as an administrator in the private sector, Cynthia gained a unique knowledge, passion and experience base that has proven invaluable in the FQHC environment. As a Read More

Leslie Suciu

Leslie has been a leader in Human Resources for over two decades driving business results through the unique intersection of strategy, talent, and culture.  She had a significant focus on people and culture strategies by leading efforts to drive organizational transformation, employee recognition, leadership, developing/attracting top talent, succession planning for critical roles, technology, being an Read More

Bill Joure

Shaped by his twenty plus years of retail and health care facilities operations experience, Bill Joure brings a unique style of leadership and experience to Cherry Health, as well as a passion for community health. As Chief Operations Officer, Joure provides the administrative and operational oversight of the organization, including Behavioral Health, Communications, AmeriCorps & Read More

Timothy Hill, DDS

With a passion for increasing access to oral health care for underserved communities, Dr. Hill joined Cherry Health right out of dental school in 2006 as a general dentist and later served as director of dental services until being named chief oral health officer in 2020. His more than 13 years at Cherry Health has Read More

Leslie Pelkey, MD, FACP

As an internal medicine physician with more than two decades of community health experience, Dr. Leslie Pelkey is committed to improving health outcomes for those facing significant inequities in access and quality of care. Dr. Pelkey joined Cherry Health in 2003 as a physician and was named Associate Chief Medical Officer in 2015. In her Read More

Tasha Blackmon

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Mich., Tasha Blackmon is a dynamic, collaborative leader, mentor and coach who brings more than 20 years of business operations experience to her role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Michigan’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Cherry Health provides integrated health care services to over 55,000 patients Read More

Glenda Williams

Glenda Williams is a versatile business leader with over 20 years of healthcare experience, and a style of leadership that is rooted in utilizing data and technology to improve patient experience and health outcomes. As Chief Information Officer, Walker is responsible for the vision of the information services and quality processes for the organization. She Read More