Board of Directors
Michael "Mike" Fordyce, President & CEO
Michael "Mike" Fordyce is the President and CEO of Craig Hospital. He served on the Craig Hospital Board of Directors from 1998-2005, and was Chair of the Board from 2003-04. Mike came to Craig from Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), where he served as chief administrative officer. CHI, a national health care system, owns and operates 72 hospitals and 42 long-term care facilities across the country. Mike was with CHI for 21 years, with a strong background in administration, strategy, organizational development, and human resources. He received his academic training at the University of Cincinnati.
Thomas E. Balazy, M.D., Medical Director
CNS Physician Group
Thomas E. Balazy, M.D., has been at Craig since 1987 and for 17 years Dr. Balazy was Craig's Medical Director at the Mulitrauma unit at Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Balazy received his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and completed a fellowship in spinal cord and brain injury at Craig. He is also assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Balazy is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In 2006 Dr. Balazy received the Jerome Gersten Clinical Teaching Award from the Dept. of PM&R at the UCHSC School of Medicine. Dr. Balazy is the author of a widely read publication on chronic pain in spinal cord injury.
Erin M. Eiselein , Hospital Board Member
Erin Eiselein is a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP where she represents a wide variety of health care organizations on regulatory, compliance and dispute resolution matters. Erin has particular expertise in HIPAA and has authored a book on the subject. Throughout her career, community service and pro bono work has been an important part of Erin’s practice. She has served on the boards of 9Health Fair, Montessori School of Denver, Socially Conscious Coffee, and as a member of the Denver Foundation’s Health Advisory Committee. Erin also has worked as a volunteer attorney with the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union. She holds a BA from the University of Iowa and a JD from the University of Denver.
Colleen Faddick, Hospital Board Secretary
Colleen Faddick's practice includes advising clients regarding the structure of and relationships among health care providers and entities within the complex federal and state regulatory environment. Colleen focuses on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and enrollment issues and appeals, fraud and abuse and self-referral law issues, licensing and certification of health care entities, clinical trial compliance and agreements for sponsors and providers, medical device payment and manufacturer relationships with physicians. Colleen works with hospitals, large physician groups, dialysis suppliers, medical device companies, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, DME companies, and other health care entities.
Eric Feagler, Hospital Board Member
Eric Feagler is VP of America’s for General Electric Digital where he is responsible for sales strategy and execution of vertical and specialty sales in North and South America. Prior to joining GE, Eric was Executive Vice President of Client Solutions at Simple Energy, where he was responsible for building their global sales team and business strategy. He also spent 12 years at Microsoft in various Sales and Marketing leadership roles in China, Latin America, Canada and the corp headquarters. Most recently he was General Manager of Corporate Accounts Microsoft Canada where he had nationwide responsibility for leading all aspects of the business for Commercial and Public Sector customers. Eric started his career in the US Navy flying A-6’s until sustaining an SCI in a rock climbing accident in WA. He is a Craig Hospital alumni, is active in disabled sports and previously served on the board of Outdoors for All. Eric holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the US Naval Academy.
Ken Kelley, Hospital Board Member
Ken Kelley grew up in Aspen, CO and has a BA from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. He been employed at Unum for 32 years. He is currently Senior Account Executive in Unum’s Denver office. He is responsible for Unum’s consulting and regional broker relationships in CO, UT and WY, handling sales of group Life, Disability and Supplemental Benefit plans for clients and prospects of all sizes. He is also the large employer specialist for the Denver office’s territory, responsible for all sales and marketing activities for clients and prospects over 2,000 employees. Ken lives in Littleton, CO and is married with 5 children, 2 step children and 5 grandchildren. His oldest son is a Craig Hospital alumnus. Ken enjoys skiing, tennis and hiking.
John E. Kurath, Hospital Board Member
John Kurath has over 25 years of experience in the health insurance and healthcare financing industry. He is currently Vice President at Warner Pacific Insurance Services, a leading general agency. Warner Pacific partners with Colorado’s health plans to assist insurance agents and their customers with obtaining group and individual coverage. He has served in executive level positions at one of the nation’s largest health plans. He has also co-founded several companies in the human resources and insurance technology industries. He is the past President of the Colorado Group Insurance Association and has served as legislative chair for several trade associations. John grew up in Boulder, Colorado, attended Arizona State University, and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Robert W. Ladenburger, Hospital Board Vice Chair
Robert W Ladenburger is a retired healthcare executive who most recently served as President/CEO of Exempla Healthcare and Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations for SCL Health. Prior to this, he served as President/CEO of St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, CO and hospital leadership positions in Helena, MT and Salt Lake City, UT. Bob has served on numerous Boards including Chair of the Colorado Hospital Association, Trinity Health, Catholic Health Ministries, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and as a member of Colorado Forum. He has a BS in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas and an MBA from the University of Utah.
Gerry Lewis-Jenkins, Hospital Board Member
Gerry Lewis-Jenkins is Chief Operating Officer with COPIC where she focuses on market growth and expansion, legislative activities, and the oversight of departments such as Information Technology, Marketing & Communications, Sales, and Underwriting. Before joining COPIC, Gerry served as Executive Director of Humana Health Plans of Colorado. She also has a background as a registered nurse, with more than 15 years of experience in clinical and hospital management. Gerry is a member of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities Advisory Board. She has served on the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Committee on Governance as well as the board of directors for Platte Valley Medical Center and as the Chair of the board of directors for the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO). She holds a degree in Healthcare Administration and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Regis University.
Justin Moninger, Hospital Board Chair
Justin Moninger is a Software Development Manager for BIT Systems in Aurora, Colorado. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Computer Science along with being a certified Project Management Professional. Justin is a Craig Hospital Alumni who spent 10 weeks as an inpatient at Craig after a spinal cord injury in 2005 that resulted in tetraplegia. He is an active volunteer and advocate for the SCI community.
Todd D. Munson, Hospital Board Treasurer
Todd D. Munson is Executive Vice President & Director of Commercial Banking for Vectra Bank. Prior to his affiliation with Vectra Bank, a wholly owned affiliate of Zions Bancorp, Todd worked for JP Morgan Chase from 1996 to 2017. For Chase he served in increasingly responsible roles including twelve years as the Colorado Market Manager, three years as President of the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio Region and two years as Market President of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Todd serves on various non-profit boards in Denver. Todd has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Economics from Rollins College, Winter Park, FL. Todd also holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College, and has his Investment Banking Series 63,79 & 27 licenses.
Molly Rauzi, Hospital Board Member
Molly Rauzi is a consultant and Chief Information Officer with the strategy execution firm Gagen MacDonald. Molly Rauzi brings her experience in systems management leading large, complex business transformation, culture and organizational change initiatives to the Craig Hospital Board of Directors. She advises on the governance of corporate functions and shared services across the enterprise. Her experience and insights have helped numerous organizations ready their workforces for the many changes new technologies, new business models and new strategies bring. Prior to joining Gagen MacDonald, Molly was Managing Director leading the Business Advisory Services Practice in the Denver office of Grant Thornton LLP.
Molly served as an appointee of then Mayor John Hickenlooper (now the Governor of Colorado) as the Chief Information Officer for the City and County of Denver. Before working for the Mayor of Denver, Molly served as the Director of Technology for Denver International Airport.
Molly also serves on the board of the Colorado Technology Association and NewCloud Networks.
Hugh L. Rice, Hospital Board Past Chair
Hugh L. Rice is Senior Chairman of FMI Corporation, an international consulting, research, and investment banking firm exclusively dedicated to the engineering and construction industry. He has spent 40 years at FMI functioning in various roles including CEO and Chairman until 2011. Hugh’s current activities include working on client acquisition transactions and serving on several construction industry firms’ Board of Directors or Advisory Boards. He also gives convention addresses on trends in the construction industry and participates in strategic planning engagements. Hugh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been active in many organizations over the years, including the Institute of Management Consultants, Construction Financial Management Association, Associated General Contractors of America, The Moles (current Trustee) and The Beavers (past Director). He was awarded the Golden Beaver Award for Service and Supply in 2005 and elected to The National Academy of Construction in 2007. He currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board for the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver.
Jim Roddy, Hospital Board Member, Foundation Board Chair
Jim Roddy graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Commerce in 1982. He has worked at KPMG, U.S. Bank, and Piper Jaffray before starting Bear Creek Asset Management in 2005. At Piper Jaffray, he was the national head of institutional fixed income sales. In the past he has served on the Foundation Board of Children’s Hospital Colorado and the advisory board of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.
Marilyn Taylor, Hospital Board Executive Committee
Marilyn began her career in human resource management in California with Kaiser Industries. In 1979, she relocated to Tennessee where she spent nine years as the senior HR professional for the Tennessee Valley Authority. In 2001, she retired from her position as Vice President of Human Resources for Xcel Energy. Marilyn has served on numerous boards in Denver including the Denver Zoo, Women’s Foundation of Colorado, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and Rocky Mountain PBS. She currently serves on the boards of Delta Dental of Colorado and Craig Hospital.