leadership

JEFFREY E. STERLING, MD, MPH, FACEP

PRESIDENT AND CEO

Jeffrey E. Sterling provides over 25 years experience in diverse sections of health care leadership and management. Dr. Sterling is a national leader in community-based medicine and health care. He serves as President of Sterling Initiatives (SI), an international medical consulting firm assisting health care entities and state governments with the implementation of clinical, operational, and financial best practices. SI has helped health systems, health plans, governments, and medical practices in five continents and three-dozen states. SI has gained particular acclaim for its work in best practice implementation.  Read More

CAROL ADAMS, PhD

CHIEF COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER

Carol Adams is the former Secretary of the State of Illinois Department of Human Services. She managed the largest agency in Illinois state government with 14,000 employees and a budget of $6 billion. She also is the past President and CEO of the DuSable Museum of Africa American History, the oldest and longest-running Museum of African American history in the United States. Her extensive connections, relationship with communities throughout Illinois, and expertise bring instant credibility and opportunities for SIMPCO. Read More

MARLO KEMP, MBA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Marlo Kemp has serviced as Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Cook County Government and Chief Financial Officer for John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. He has also served as CFO for the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, the Village of Hazel Crest, Illinois, and Roseland Community Hospital. At Cook County, he oversaw the budget review process for Cook County’s $3 billion annual budget and reconciled budget requests to funding estimates. His vast experience will guide SIMPCO domestically and internationally. Read More

ARNOLD R. CRATER, MS, MBA, PMP, ITIL, DCIE, DCOM

CHIEF INFORMATION/TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

 

Arnold R. Crater has served as Chief Information Officer for Illinois’ Regional Transportation Authority and Director of Worldwide Technical Support for Motorola. In this capacity, Mr. Crater provided IT operations and integration oversight and governance for the six-county region served by the RTA system of public transportation, including the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra, and Pace Bus. Read More