Swedish Covenant Hospital is proud of its exceptional leadership which guides the hospital in its mission of providing compassionate care and a full range of medical services. Our leaders are passionate about making a difference in the lives of everyone who walks through our doors. From hospital administration to our Board of Directors, our leadership team makes decisions that allow our physicians and staff to provide the best care for you and your family. 

Swedish Covenant Hospital’s Board of Directors is made up of community leaders who provide valuable insights on the health and wellness needs of our community members. We’re proud of our accomplished board who helps us meet our mission of providing safe care, the best outcomes and an exceptional patient experience. 

Swedish Covenant Hospital is proud to announce its 2017 Board of Directors:

Thomas M. Pyra, Chair, Barrington, IL 

Christopher J. Olson, Vice Chair, Chicago, IL
Columbia Wagner Asset Management, Chicago, IL

Charles L. Adair, Wheaton, IL
BMO Capital Markets, Chicago, IL

Kurt D. Anderson, Naperville, IL 
Voyage Financial Group, Lisle, IL

Carolin Archibald, Libertyville, IL 
Hollister Inc, Libertville, IL 

Lyle Banks, Winnetka, IL

Michael J. Baughman, Chicagol, IL 
Baxter International, Inc., Deerfield, IL 

Ronald Curran, M.D, Wilmette, IL
Swedish Covenant Hospital Medical Staff, Chicago, IL 

Vincent DiBenedetto, Chicago, IL
Coverdell, Chicago, IL

Clark H. Federer, M.D., Evanston, IL
Swedish Covenant Hospital Medical Staff, Chicago, IL

Dennis G. Hammer, Chicago, IL 
Wintrust Bank, Chicago, IL 

W. J. Wesley Kee, Arlington Heights, IL 
Marsh U.S. Consumer, Chicago, IL

Bruce McNulty, M.D., Oak Park, IL
Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL 

Rev. Mark Nilson, Chicago, IL 
North Park Covenant Church, Chicago, IL

Bea Reyna-Hickey, Chicago, Il 
Regional Transportation Authority, Chicago, IL 

Debra Schotz, Wilmette, IL 
Cardinal Health, Waukegan, IL 

Chris Sullivan, Libertyville, IL 
Zebra Technologies, Lincolnshire, IL 

John A. Swanson, Algonquin, IL 
Surgical Directions, Chicago, IL 

Jeffrey Tilkin, M.D., Chicago, IL 
Swedish Covenant Hospital Medical Staff, Chicago, IL

Kristian A. Werling, Wilmette, IL 
McDermott Will & Emery, Chicago, IL

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
Lawrence P. Anderson, Naperville, IL
Executive V.P. Finance/Covenant Ministries of Benevolence, Chicago, IL

David A. Dwight, Northbrook, IL
President, Covenant Ministries of Benevolence, Chicago, IL

Adam Finkelstein, M.D., Evanston, IL 
President, SCH Medical Staff, Chicago, IL

Anthony Guaccio, Homewood, IL
President and Chief Executive Officer

Rev. Gary B. Walter, Palatine, IL 
President, Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago, IL 

ADVISORY/STAFF
Kathy Donofrio, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC Chicago, IL
V.P. of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer

Thomas J. Garvey, Chicago, IL
Senior V.P./Chief Financial Officer

Patricia King, Buffalo Grove, IL 
V.P. Legal Affairs/General Counsel

Jonathan Lind, Park Ridge, IL 
Chief Operating Officer

Bruce McNulty, M.D., Oak Park, IL 
Chief Medical Officer

Janis Rueping, Chicago, IL
V.P. of Quality Improvement & Risk Management

Jennifer Tscherney, Huntley, IL 
Executive Director SCH Foundation

Anthony with BorderAnthony Guaccio is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Swedish Covenant Hospital, where he has been a part of the executive staff since 1996. During this time, Swedish Covenant Hospital has become the largest and most successful independent community hospital on Chicago’s north side, with a well-deserved reputation of technological and teaching excellence, compassion and growth. Under his management, the hospital received nine consecutive “A” hospital safety grades from the Leapfrog Group and has sustained Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence since 2010.

Anthony is an accomplished senior-level hospital executive with 30 years of proven, innovative health care management experience. His previous positions include acting as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of Swedish Covenant Hospital. 

In addition to his responsibilities at Swedish Covenant Hospital, Anthony is a Board Member of Upper Midwest VHA, a Chairman of the Economic Steering Committee at Upper Midwest VHA and a LLC Board Member/Past President of the Therapy Institute.

Anthony received a master’s degree in business from North Park University. He completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Eastern Illinois University. 

The Medical Staff at Swedish Covenant Hospital elected the following officers in 2016/2017:

PRESIDENT
Adam Finkelstein, M.D., Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Finkelstein received his medical degree from the University of Virginia, and he completed his residency and fellowship at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center. He has been in practice for more than 19 years.

VICE PRESIDENT
Jeffrey C. Cilley, M.D., Oncology

Dr. Cilley earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington D.C. and completed his residency at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center. He has practiced for more than 10 years.

 
SECRETARY/TREASURER
Hamid Humayun, M.D., Nephrology

Dr. Humayun attended medical school at Osmania Medical College in India and completed his residency at Medical College of Ohio Hospital. He has more than 18 years of experience and speaks English and Hindi.. 

MEMBERS AT LARGE

Daniel Greenberg, M.D.
Kavita Singh, M.D.
Gregory Amarantos, DPM
Claude Zanetti, M.D.