Gary Pulsipher - President and CEO, Mercy Hospital Joplin

Gary Pulsipher has served in his current role as president and CEO of Mercy Hospital Joplin since November 2009. He was president of Breech Regional Medical Center in Lebanon, Mo., when that hospital joined Mercy in the late 1990s. While working in Lebanon, he also served as a regional vice president representing smaller hospitals around Springfield. 

From 2002 to 2009, Gary served as president of hospitals in Oregon and Nebraska before returning to Mercy in 2009. Prior to Lebanon, he had served in various financial roles in hospitals in Missouri and Colorado, and as a consultant with Deloitte in Denver, Colo. 

He holds a bachelor’s degree in German and accounting from Weber State University and a master’s in public administration from Brigham Young University.