As president of Boone Hospital Center, Troy Greer is responsible for all hospital operations, physician recruitment, marketing and planning for Boone Hospital Center, a 392-bed regional referral center serving a 26-county area of mid-Missouri.
Greer will be leading the transition planning for Boone Hospital Center as they complete their lease with BJC HealthCare and transition to Boone Hospital Trustees’ leadership responsibilities in April 2021.
Before joining Boone Health System in 2020, Greer held positions at Lovelace Medical Center (LMC) and Heart Hospital of New Mexico in Albuquerque, most recently as chief executive officer. LMC is the flagship hospital of the Lovelace Health System. Greer also held several roles with HCA Healthcare.
He earned an MBA and a master of science degrees in Health Administration from the University of Alabama, Birmingham and received his undergraduate degree in Health Care Management from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
Senior Vice President of Provider Services
Chad Pew joined Boone Health in 2021 as the Senior Vice President of Provider Services. In this role, Chad will be responsible for the Boone Medical Group and other employed physicians. He will also lead collaborative efforts with independent and referring providers.
Chad holds a Bachelor’s degree from Chadron State College, an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is a Medical Technologist MT (ASCP). He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Chad began his career as a medical technologist working in hospital laboratory. He has over 20 years of healthcare experience, ten of those in an executive role. Most recently Chad was Interim CEO of a hospital in Washington State. Previous to that he has served as a Chief Operating Officer in Wyoming and in the Lovelace Health System in Albuquerque.
Vice President of Human Resources
Ms. Zvanut began her career at Boone Hospital Center in 1998 as a medical social worker. In 2000 she moved into a broader role as customer relations coordinator, and served from 2004 through 2008 as director of human resources.
In 2008, Ms. Zvanut was promoted to her current position. Ms. Zvanut earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri in Columbia in 1988.
Throughout her career, she has worked in the mid-Missouri health care industry as a social worker in inpatient and outpatient adult and child psychiatric services, home health and hospice care, and medical inpatient care.
Ms. Zvanut currently serves on the board of directors for the Voluntary Action Center.
Dr. Robin Blount
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Robin Blount, MD, has been Boone Hospital Center’s chief medical officer since July 2015.
Dr. Blount holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and a medical degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. Dr. Blount also completed her internal medicine residency and one year of an infectious disease fellowship at the University of Missouri.
Dr. Blount worked in private practice in internal medicine in Columbia for 28 years and has been an active member of the Hospital’s medical staff for over 30 years. She has served on many committees throughout her career and served as chief of medicine and secretary treasurer of the Boone Hospital’s medical staff before assuming her current position as chief medical officer.
Chief Nursing Officer and COO
Ms. Smith is a registered professional nurse and is responsible for the development and integration of hospital-wide patient care programs, standards, policies and procedures.
She graduated in 1991 from the Sinclair School of Nursing at University of Missouri in Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Her practice of nursing was focused in adult critical care and management. In 1998, she received a Master of Science in nursing from the Sinclair School of Nursing.
Ms. Smith practiced as an advanced practice nurse in trauma services, coordinating patients throughout the continuum of care and providing clinical services.
She re-entered the field of nursing leadership and was recruited to Boone Hospital Center in 2006 as the director of patient care services. During her tenure, she has held multiple nursing leadership positions and was the first service line director for cardiac services until she was promoted to vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer in 2015.
Ms. Smith is a member of the Missouri Organization for Nurse Leaders, Sigma Theta Tau-Alpha Iota Chapter, American Nurses Association, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and is board-certified as a Nurse Executive.
She currently serves as a board member for the Boone Hospital Foundation.
Chief Information Officer
Mr. Woodward began his career at Boone Hospital Center in 1993, leading the implementation for the hospital’s first Electronic Medical Record (EMR). In 1999 he expanded his role to include management of desktop support, IT help desk, system integration, clinical applications and data center operations.
Mr. Woodward has over 30 years of IT experience, the majority of which is in the health care industry. In addition to his work at Boone Hospital Center, Mr. Woodward has supported the installation of technology and clinical application solutions for multiple hospitals throughout the BJC HealthCare system. Most recently, Mr. Woodward was selected to help lead the Epic EMR implementation for 14 hospitals and two medical groups within BJC.
Mr. Woodward has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri.
Director of Legal Services
Kate Pitzer serves as Boone Hospital’s head of Legal Services and has been with the organization since 2011. Her responsibilities include physician and other strategic agreements and transactions; physician relationships, including Stark and anti-kickback issues; medical staff matters; corporate governance; and regulatory issues.
Prior to joining Boone Hospital, Ms. Pitzer was a partner in the Van Matre Law Firm and worked for Robins Kaplan in Washington, D.C. and Spencer Fane in St. Louis. She holds a double degree in Music and Business from DePaul University in Chicago, 1998, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Washington University School of Law, 2001.
She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Missouri Bar Association and Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys, and was a Columbia Business Times “Top 20 Under 40” award winner, Class of 2009.