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Mercy Springfield Communities Announces New President

Mercy Springfield

Mercy Springfield Communities' new president is Craig McCoy.  He comes to Springfield from South Carolina where he’s worked as CEO of Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville.

McCoy, who has 10 years of experience as a health system CEO, started his career as a paramedic.  But he also has a college degree in business. 

After seven years as a paramedic, McCoy earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration.

He will take over from Jon Swope who has been serving as interim president of Mercy Springfield Communities.  Swope will now focus on his role as senior vice president and Mercy Central Region president.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.