Gaspare Calvaruso was appointed President of Capital Region Medical Center on September 2, 2014. Calvaruso has a strong health care background. He held several executive positions for SSM Health Care in St. Louis. Most recently Calvaruso was responsible for three facilities, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles and Wentzville, and St. Joseph Medical Park in St. Peters. He also served in dual roles as President and Service Line Executive for SSM Cancer Care. Calvaruso directed the strategic and day-to-day operations of three facilities with approximately 1,700 employees and 600 physicians.
Prior to his role at SSM, he served as vice president, medical staff services at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois, where he led physician recruitment and marketing for the Memorial Group and related corporations. Before that, he served in various leadership positions at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan in Mount Vernon, Illinois, St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City, and St. Joseph Health Center and St. Joseph Hospital West, outside St. Louis.
He is a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia and earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from William Woods University in Fulton.
has served in her current role since 1996. Her previous roles at Capital
Region include: director of quality, house supervisor, director of discharge
planning/education, nurse manager and staff nurse on the surgical unit.
Her education includes a Diploma in Nursing from St. John’s Hospital School
of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Hannibal LaGrange
College and a Master’s of Healthcare Administration from the University
of Missouri - Columbia.
a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and a Fellow in the American
College of Healthcare Executives. She also is involved in many area community
and civic organizations.
Tom Luebbering joined
Capital Region Medical Center in 2012 and is responsible for financial services.
a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Lincoln University and a Master of Business Administration from William Woods College. Luebbering has worked in the health care industry since 1987. Previously as Chief Financial Officer at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO.
Born and still residing in Westphalia, MO, Luebbering is a graduate of Fatima High School, life-long member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and a Member of Knights of Columbia (Westphalia Council 1171).
Luebbering and wife, Lori, have two sons and enjoy family hobbies of camping, fishing, hunting and golf.
Vice President of Physician Relations/Clinics
duties include clinic operations oversight for 17 Capital Region Clinics
including primary care, specialist and urgent care, as well as physician
group formation and working as a liaison between Capital Region and the
University of Missouri Columbia Health System. Before coming to Capital Region
he was Associate Hospital Director and previously Assistant Hospital
Director for University Hospital and Clinics.
He holds a Bachelor
of Science Degree in Chemistry from Lincoln University, a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Respiratory Care from the University of Missouri – Columbia
and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – Columbia.
Vice President, Patient Care Services
Tawny Sandifer joined Capital Region Medical Center in April 2006 as Vice President of Patient Care Services. She previously served as Manager of Patient Care Services at Columbia Regional Hospital, Columbia, Mo.
Sandifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, Master of Science degree, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Masters in Science degree, Nursing Administration all from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a member of the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
Bob Mazur joined Capital Region Medical Center in November
2005 and is responsible for Human Resources, Education and Corporate/Community
From 1973 to 1999 Bob served in several Human Resource capacities at Elizabeth
General Medical Center in Elizabeth, N.J., including eleven years as Vice President,
Human Resources. He subsequently served in several senior HR positions at
Cooper Health System in Camden, N.J.; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
in Hamilton, N.J.; and prior to coming to CRMC, the Hillcrest HealthCare System
in Tulsa, Okla.
Mazur received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Fairleigh
Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J., and a Master of Arts degree in Industrial
Psychology from the University of Tulsa. He is a member of the American Society
of Healthcare Human Resources Administrators.
Jason Cecil joined Capital Region Medical Center in 2009 and is responsible for Information Technology Services. His previous role at Capital Region was the Clinical Applications Manager in IT. From 1999 to 2009 he served at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, MO where he managed many software development projects.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Missouri Kansas City as well as the Project Management Professional Credential. He is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
Randall Haight, M.D.
Vice President Medical Affairs
As VP Medical Affairs, Dr. Haight serves as a champion for improving health care. Dr. Haight’s excellent communication skills and leadership experience will be essential to creating a culture of collaboration and cohesiveness between Capital Region, local physicians and other medical establishments in mid-Missouri.
Dr. Haight is an internal medicine specialist at Capital City Medical Associates (CCMA), a Capital Region Medical Clinic. In this role, he has served mid-Missourians for over ten years. An advocate for patient’s rights, Dr. Haight provides exceptional care to patients across genders and generations. Well respected by his peers, his strong belief in patient safety processes and progress along with his effective communication abilities will make him a vital asset to Capital Region.
Dr. Haight received his medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa and completed his residency at M.S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the America Board of Internal Medicine.