The People of Pershing

For more than 50 years, Pershing Health System and over 100 employees work together to achieve the mission to provide compassionate care to all individuals and the quality of life enjoyed by everyone in the communities they serve.


Phil Hamilton

Chief Executive Officer

Ken Baranski

Chief Financial Officer

Tammy Browning, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

Lisa Crabtree, RN

Quality and Risk Management Director

Karla Cubine, FNP

Operations Director

Tiffanie Bruner

Human Resources Director

Department Directors

Danny Bartlett

Diagnostic Services

Brian Casebolt


Gary Fite

Rehab Services

Terry Brosemer

Respiratory/Sleep Lab

Kelly Schwager, FNP

Rural Health Clinic Manager

Theresa Conroy

Patient Accounts

Lisa Tomlinson

Health Information Management

Brad Locke


Lorna Woodside

Support Service

Doctors & Nurse Practitioners

Caring doctors and nurse practitioners are the core of Pershing Health System and going that extra mile for our patrons is always their priority. From the Emergency Department, Medical Surgical floor to one of our clinics, your care and comfort as well as that of your family is our primary focus. We are fortunate to have the providers listed below ready to care for you and your loved ones in your time of need.

B.K. Knowles, DO

Jerry L. Wait, DO

Sisenando Galvez, MD

Karla Clubine, FNP/PNP

Amy Creason, FNP

Irene Parsonson, FNP

Kelly Schwager, FNP

Board of Directors

(JULY 2021 – JUNE 2022)

William Thudium


Jim Elliot

Vice President

David Shaw


Gail Turner


Mark Cleveland

B.K. Knowles, DO

Gary Routledge

Joe Smith

Paul Williams, DO

Brian Winn

Support Staff Slideshow

A few snapshots of the people of Pershing!