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Jeff Sollis

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Sollis Following a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, Jeff Sollis was named CEO, effective January 2, 2023. He has over eighteen years of hospital leadership experience at facilities across the nation, including as chief executive officer at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), a position he held from 2018 through 2022. Prior to being CEO at EIRMC, Sollis served as the organization’s chief operating officer (COO) for four years.

Prior to his tenure at EIRMC, Sollis held positions as chief operating officer at Timpanogos Regional Hospital (Orem, Utah); VP of Operations at Wesley Medical Center (Wichita, Kansas); and Assistant Administrator at North Suburban Medical Center (Thornton, Colorado).

Sollis earned his Masters of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a bachelor’s of arts degree in Behavioral Science and Health from the University of Utah.

In his first year at SJH, Sollis successfully led a comprehensive strategic planning process, which culminated with Board of Trustees approval in December 2023. The pillars of the 2024 -2029 Strategic Plan are: driving quality and operational excellence; strengthening and supporting the workforce; and, enhancing the breadth and depth of care for the community. With Sollis at the helm, SJH has onboarded new several physicians in key clinical specialties, including Oncology, Breast Surgery, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Orthopedic Trauma, and Family Medicine. He has also renewed the organization’s commitment to obstetrical care, in close collaboration with community providers. With a strong commitment to workforce housing, Sollis is working with the board’s Finance Committee to explore sustainable funding options for the redevelopment of the Hitching Post.

Community involvement and philanthropy is a core value for Sollis. He is very active in the Jackson Hole and Teton Valley, ID, communities. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine and on the Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho and the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund.

Sollis is married to his wife Rachel and they have four children. He is an avid outdoorsman and is passionate about fly fishing, hiking, snowboarding and other mountain sports.

John Kren

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

John J. KrenJohn J. Kren has served as Chief Financial Officer at St. John's since June 2009, providing the organization with financial performance leadership from both an operational and strategic perspective. Mr. Kren is also responsible for the organization’s accounting, revenue cycle, internal audit, and materials management functions. Mr. Kren previously held a variety of senior management positions including finance director/controller, operations officer, and compliance officer. Prior to being recruited to St. John’s Medical Center, Mr. Kren served at Central DuPage Health in Chicago, IL, as an administrative resident, followed by roles in accounting, finance, and compliance. He has also had an extensive entrepreneurial background. Mr. Kren holds both a BS and an MBA from the University of Alabama, each with dual concentrations in accountancy and finance. He also holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Alabama Birmingham with joint study at the University of Chicago. Mr. Kren is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Jennifer Chiappa, MSN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Clinical Officer

Jennifer Chiappa, MSN, RNJennifer Chiappa has been with St. John's Health since 2015 where she advanced through various positions in the Primary Care Unit and eventually accepted the position of Director of the Patient Care Unit (PCU). She was recently tasked with opening and managing the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility while maintaining her PCU responsibilities. Jen always shows true dedication to her staff and patients through empathy and strong communication. She earned her BSN from Montana State University and her MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management from Walden University. Prior to her career as a nurse, she worked as the Director of numerous community-based group homes for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities. Jennifer has lived in Teton Valley Idaho for more than 12 years and has two young children.

Karen Connelly

Chief Communications Officer

Karen ConnellyKaren Connelly is Chief Communications Officer, providing leadership for St. John's marketing, communications and community relations programs. She serves as media liaison for St. John's Health and affiliated physician clinics. Before joining St. John's Health, Ms. Connelly was marketing director for the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and the Jackson Hole Visitors Council lodging tax board. She earned a BA in economics at St. Lawrence University and a MBA from Clarkson University. She serves on the board of directors of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and the Community Safety Network.

Anna Olson

President, St. John's Health Foundation

Anna OlsonAnna Olson is the President of St John's Health Foundation and Chief Philanthropy Officer of St John's Health, responsible for securing philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St John's Health, including patient centered care, clinical excellence and community wellness.

Anna moved to Jackson, WY in Nov 1996 from London, England, she spent 21 years at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in various marketing roles and left as Brand Director to become the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce President and CEO in 2017. At the Chamber she advocated on behalf of the business community for solutions to workforce housing, transportation, conservation and behavioral health. Prior to this she served eight years on the Chamber Board of Directors. She was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities by Governor Mead in 2012 and is a founding board member of Vertical Harvest Jackson Hole. She was appointed to the Wyoming Office of Tourism Board by Governor Gordon in 2019, resigning in 2022 when she joined SJHF.

Anna is married to Jeff Olson and together they are raising three children, Marcus, Martha, and Pearl, who were all born at St John's Health, Jackson, WY. Her passions include family camping, hiking, skiing, road biking and cooking with friends. The latest Olson, Waffle, is a much loved Golden Retriever who has a lot to learn.

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