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St. Jude Leadership


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, has a senior management team of core, key decision-makers, along with a larger executive committee focused on making the best decisions for the good of hospital patients and employees.

  • James R. Downing, MD
    • President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
  • Dana Bottenfield

    Dana Bottenfield


    • Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Shari Capers

    Shari Capers


    • Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Decision Support
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Robyn Diaz, JD


    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Legal Officer
  • Jose Fernandez

    Jose Fernandez


    • Senior Vice President, Campus Operations & Design and Construction
  • Patricia M. Flynn, MD
    • Senior Vice President and Medical Director of Quality and Patient Care
    • Deputy Clinical Director
  • Elizabeth Fox, MD, MS
    • Senior Vice President, Clinical Trials Research
    • Associate Director for Clinical Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Terrence Geiger, MD, PhD
    • Senior Vice President and Deputy Director for Academic and Biomedical Operations
  • Virgil Holder

    Virgil Holder


    • Chief of Staff
  • Robin Mutz, MPPM, BSN, RNC, NEA-BC

    Robin Mutz, MPPM, BSN, RNC, NEA-BC


    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Nurse Executive
  • Keith Perry, MBA

    Keith Perry, MBA


    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Information Officer
  • Kelvin Womack

    Kelvin Womack


    • Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion

Executive Committee