Board of Directors

The KVC Health Systems Board of Directors is made up of business and community leaders who give their time, expertise and other resources to further our mission of helping children and families.

B. Wayne Sims – Co-Chair
Retired; Previous CEO of 35 Years

John Barnes – Co-Chair
Retired; Former President – Sysco Kansas City

Ted Armstrong
Retired; Former CFO – Angelica Corporation

David Ball
President and CEO – Ball’s Food Stores

Patrick Desbois
Executive Vice President, Operations – Garmin

William (Bill) Dunn, Jr.
Retired, J.E. Dunn Construction; Advisor at Campione Interior Services

Peggy Gordin
Retired; Former CNO – St. Louis Children’s Hospital; Sr. Strategy Consultant BJC Healthcare

Jason Hooper
President and CEO – KVC Health Systems

Teresa Markowitz
President and CEO – Case Commons; VP – Annie E. Casey Foundation

Bill Self
Head Basketball Coach – University of Kansas

In 2020, we paid tribute to two long-time KVC Board Members who passed away. Learn more about Mayor Michael Copeland and Dick Bond in this 50th Anniversary Celebration article.