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Ron BakerRon Baker, FACHE, CMPE

Chief Executive Officer

Ron L. Baker, FACHE, CMPE, is the Chief Executive Officer for St. Mary's Medical Center.

Baker earned his master’s degree in Health Administration from Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Mo. after receiving his bachelor’s degree in communications/business at KU in Lawrence, Ks.

A former CEO of Saint Luke’s East Hospital in Kansas City with a 25-year career in the Saint Luke’s Health System, he has held numerous executive leadership roles. Baker enjoyed top decile performance in patient and employee satisfaction with significant growth on the St. Luke’s East campus. Prior to coming to St. Mary's Medical Center, he served as president of NueHealth, a national surgery management company.

He has experience and expertise in customer service, strategic growth, facility development, physician practice management, leadership and cultural development. He is a member of numerous medical, professional and community affiliations, including the Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce, Blue Springs Economic Development, and Blue Springs Educational Foundation.