• Our Leaders

  • St. Anthony Hospital has outstanding leaders who are committed to empowering their associates and fulfilling our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities.

  • Edward Sim, MBA, MS, President Mountains & North Denver Operating Group and Chief Executive Officer St. Anthony Hospital

    Edward Sim, CEO

    Edward Sim joined Centura Health in January 2017 and serves a dual role as President, Mountains/North Denver Operating Group and CEO, St. Anthony Hospital, a 224-bed, Level One Trauma Center. 

    Before coming to Centura, Edward spent eleven years as a leader with Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida.  During his most recent role as Senior Vice President and President, Physician Integration, he had administrative oversight of over 350 employed physicians and also for developing the health system’s model for clinical integration.  Prior roles at Baptist Health include Hospital President of Baptist Medical Center Beaches and Vice President, Operations.

    Edward also served as Chief Business Development Officer at North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell, Georgia.  He began his career in hospital administration in Tenet Healthcare’s Leadership Development Program and was also a Consultant with The Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC.

    Edward received his Master of Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Master of Science from Albany Medical College.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from Boston University.

    Peter Powers, Senior Executive Vice President

    Peter PowersPeter serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for St. Anthony Hospital (SAH) and is responsible for providing overall operational leadership and daily planning for the hospital. In addition to acting as the St. Anthony representative in all operational-related initiatives, Peter is a key member of the St. Anthony Hospital senior executive team which is charged with the development of service line strategies and operating plans to enhance patient care and grow market share within St. Anthony Hospital’s overall primary and secondary markets.

    Peter holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs with a minor in Business and Sociology from Indiana University as well as a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from The University of Sydney, Australia. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and currently serves as a member and President of the Via Board of Directors, board member of Healthy Learning Paths and is a Steering Committee member of LiveWell Longmont. 

    Linda Goodwin, MSN, MBA, FACHE, Group Chief Nursing Officer, Mountains & North Denver Operating Group

    Linda Goodwin, CNOLinda Goodwin, MSN, MBA, FACHE, serves a dual role as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for both St. Anthony Hospital and the Centura Health Mountains and North Denver Operating Group (MNDOG). A seasoned nursing executive with more than 30 years of health care leadership experience, she collaborates with colleagues here and across the Centura system to develop strategic and operational plans for enhancing clinical effectiveness, patient/associate satisfaction and value-based care at the community level.

    Goodwin joined our organization in late 2015, bringing group expertise gained as System Chief Nursing Officer for Via Christi Health System in Wichita, Kansas.  She previously had served as CNO for Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs. In both roles, her focus on patient safety, nursing education, physician collaboration and quality initiatives resulted in significant contributions to her hospitals’ nursing programs and care provision.

    A graduate of the nursing program of Marymount College in Salina, Kansas, Goodwin earned her MS in nursing from Fort Hays State and her MBA from Kansas Wesleyan University. She is a board-certified nurse executive, advanced by the American Nursing Association, and is certified as a Fellow of the American College of Health Executives (FACHE). She was selected for the 2015 Fellowship in Innovative Health Leadership offered by Arizona State University and the American Organization of Nurse Executives and has completed the Wharton School of Business fellowship program for nurse executives.

    Janell Moerer, Group Vice President Strategy & Business Development, Mountains & North Denver Operating Group


    Janell Moerer, MBA, serves as Group Vice President Strategy and Business Development for the Mountains and North Denver Operating Group (MNDOG) of Centura Health. Along with St. Anthony Hospital and OrthoColorado Hospital, this group encompasses Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, St. Anthony North Health Campus in Westminster and St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco.

    Moerer has brought to Centura Health a wealth of business development and strategy experience gained in the ambulatory care, hospital, post acute care, rehabilitation and insurance sectors. For the 12 years prior to joining our organization, she served as Vice President of Business Development, Innovation and Transformation for Via Christi Health, Kansas’ largest provider of health services with 15 hospitals, and over 300 employed physicians.

    Moerer earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and her MBA from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. She is active with the American College of Healthcare Executives and a board member of Innovation Leader Network. Moerer and her husband Brent are the parents of two children.

    Shelley ThompsonShelley has 15 years of experience raising money for a broad variety of organizations serving Denver, Colorado and the United States. She has been fortunate to work at the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, Outward Bound USA, the University of Colorado, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and the Colorado Community College System. Shelley has raised millions in support of education and other causes, and she is currently the Group Chief Development Officer in the Mountains and North Denver Operating Group of Centura Health.

    Shelley volunteers her time teaching young development professionals in the Institute for Leaders in Development at the University of Denver about major gifts and coaching rising stars at small to mid-size non-profit organizations. She served one term on the Englewood School Board from 2005 – 2008, and she is a member of the 2015 Leadership Denver class. She serves on the Boards of Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company and Mi Casa Resource Center.

    Shelley has a BA in Politics & Government from the University of Puget Sound and a MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado.  

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