Jon Swope became regional president of Mercy’s Central Communities in March 2013. Previously, he served as president/CEO of Mercy Springfield Communities since December 2009. This service area covers 35 counties in southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas.
Jon has been with Mercy since 1980. His positions include executive vice president of Mercy Springfield Communities; president/CEO of Mercy Kansas Communities; senior vice president/COO of Mercy Springfield Communities; vice president of Unity Health System, St. Louis; and vice president of Mercy’s East Communities
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Maryville University, St. Louis, and a master’s degree in health administration from Webster University, St. Louis.