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Sunflower Chapter Leadership

OFFICERS

Mary Bennett

President

Director, Patient Accounts
Clara Barton Hospital

Tanner Wealand

President-Elect

Controller
Hutchison Regional Medical Center

John Nelson

Treasurer

Director
BKD, LLP

Liz Murphy

Secretary

Patient Access Manager
Community Healthcare System Onaga

Patrick Whisennand

Past President

Senior Account Executive
Breez Health

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Melissa Atkins

Director (2024)

Administrator/Chief Executive Officer
Graham County Hospital

 

Pam Blochlinger

Director (2025)

Director, Revenue Cycle
Cloud County Health Center

 

Laraine Gengler

Director (2024)

Chief Financial Officer
Lindsborg Community Hospital

 

Kelli McCarty

Director (2025)

Director, Revenue Cycle
Amberwell Health

 

Michelle Brown

Director (2023)

Manager, Reimbursement and Revenue Integrity
Stormont Vail Health

Bart Kenton

Director (2023)

Chief Financial Officer
Holton Community Hospital

 

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Shannon Flach

KHA Liaison

Vice President, Finance and Reimbursement
Kansas Hospital Association

Josh Honn

Corporate Sponsorship

Vice President, Shareholder
HUB International Mid-America

Laraine Gengler

Membership Chair

Chief Financial Officer
Lindsborg Community Hospital

 

Nikki Esquibel

Program Co-Chair

Vice President of Client Services
Account Recovery Specialists, Inc.

Casey Cockrum

Programs Co-Chair

Director
FORVIS

Sophie Crow

Social Chair

Assurance Manager
RSM US, LLP

Cameron Werth

Audit Chair

Manager
WNNJ, LLC

Lauren Beard

Communications Chair

RVP, Client Development
Cloudmed

Danica Case

Founders Awards

Controller
Newman Regional Health

Paula Pederson

Professional Excellence

Revenue Cycle Manager
Konza Prairie Community Health Center