Rich Mutarelli

Richard D. Mutarelli, CPA, MBA,

Chief Executive Officer

Rich Mutarelli became the Health System's Chief Executive Officer on March 28, 2014.  He had been serving as Interim President & CEO since September 1, 2013.  Prior to this appointment he had served at Munroe as the Chief Financial Officer since 1991. In 2005, Mr. Mutarelli was promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer.

He received his BS degree in Finance from Wilkes College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Florida.

Mr. Mutarelli has been married to his wife, Mary Beth, since 1979. She is a special education teacher at Osceola Middle School. Rich and Mary Beth have two adult children, Amy and Richard, Jr.

Mr. Mutarelli is an avid sports fan and enjoys music. He also enjoys spending time with his family.

Lon McPherson

Lon H. McPherson, MD,

Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Quality Officer

Lon McPherson, MD joined Munroe Regional Medical Center in September 2008 as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs & Chief Quality Officer. Dr. McPherson has been successfully fostering medical management approaches to the issues of cost and quality to improve patient care and serving as the primary liaison between administration and the medical staff. Dr. McPherson oversees the Medical Staff Office, Infection Control, Documentation Improvement and Pharmacy. He also supports the medical staff in their peer review, credentialing, medical leadership education and other important responsibilities.

When Dr. McPherson is away from the hospital he enjoys golfing, tennis and biking.

Carl Candullo

Carl Candullo, Jr.

Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Carl Candullo, Jr. joined Munroe Regional Medical Center 15 years ago as Vice President & Chief Information Officer. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Management and having authored a computer textbook entitled "System Development Standards," published by McGraw-Hill, Mr. Candullo manages and protects all the information assets of the medical center including computer systems, communications networks and electronic data.

Mr. Candullo enjoys boating, fishing, home remodeling, photography and relaxing in the sun and surf.


Pam Michell

Pam Michell, RN, BSN, MHA

Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Mrs. Michell has worked for Munroe Regional for more than twenty years; ten years in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and returning in 2000. Mrs. Michell has held many positions in Nursing, Administration, Workforce Development, and Human Resources during her time at Munroe.

She was appointed Vice President of Heart and Vascular Services in 2007. In 2010, Mrs. Michell also accepted the position as Chief Nursing Officer.

Mrs. Michell provides executive leadership to all areas of Patient Care Services, Munroe Heart, Laboratory, Respiratory and Imaging Services.

When not spending time with her husband, Dyer, four adult children and eight grandchildren, Mrs. Michell enjoys playing tennis, golf and singing.