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.

Phil Wright

Phil A. Wright, II,

Chief Operating Officer

Phil Wright, II, joined Munroe Regional in May 2014 from Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Va. where he served as Chief Executive Officer from 2010 until 2014.

Mr. Wright is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the medical center by being involved in hospital budget preparation and capital planning. Mr. Wright’s major focus for Munroe Regional is the hospital's productivity, non-salary cost reduction, process improvement, new program development and patient loyalty.

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.


Anita Capps

Anita Capps, RN, BSN, MS

Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Anita Capps joined Munroe Regional Medical Center in September 2014 from Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois where she served as Chief Nursing Officer from 2012 until 2014. Anita earned her Associate Nursing Degree from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1998. She went on to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2005 and Master’s in Management Degree in 2007 from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. Anita has nursing experience in surgical services, medical, oncology and emergency services.

Ms. Capps is responsible for the delivery of nursing care by working with her team of clinical leaders and front line nurse providers. Ms. Capps’s major focus is on providing safe, quality nursing care to our community and the patients we serve.