City of Hope Leadership Team

Robert Stone, chief executive officer, and the talented individuals below are leading City of Hope® toward the next horizon of treatments and cures for life-threatening diseases.

City of Hope CEO Robert Stone

Robert Stone

Chief Executive Officer, Helen and Morgan Chu Chief Executive Officer Distinguished Chair

Robert Stone is the award-winning chief executive officer at the helm of City of Hope’s evolution into a world leader in cancer research, treatment and prevention. Under his strategic direction, City of Hope is accelerating opportunities for high-impact discovery and access to advanced therapies. 

City of Hope Chief Philanthropy Officer Kristin Bertel

Kristin Bertell

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Kristin Bertell is the chief philanthropy officer at City of Hope, a Charity Navigator four-star-rated organization, providing strategic leadership for all of its philanthropic efforts and executing a diverse portfolio of fundraising programs and activities.

City of Hope Chief Scientific Officer John D. Carpten, Ph.D.

John D. Carpten, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer; Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director's Distinguished Chair; Morgan & Helen Chu Director's Chair of the Beckman Research Institute
Duarte - Main Campus

John D. Carpten, Ph.D., is uniquely positioned to help further City of Hope’s critical goal of expanding access to quality cancer care leading-edge research and care for more patients, families and communities.

City of Hope Chief Marketing Officer Ken Chaplin

Ken Chaplin

System Chief Marketing Officer

Ken Chaplin serves as system chief marketing officer for City of Hope, providing overall strategic leadership for City of Hope’s integrated marketing efforts. Chaplin joined City of Hope as part of its acquisition of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, which he previously served as CMO.

City of Hope Department of Integrative Translational Sciences Chair David W. Craig, Ph.D.

David W. Craig, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Integrative Translational Sciences
Duarte - Main Campus

David W. Craig, Ph.D., is the founding chair of the Department of Integrative Translational Sciences at City of Hope and incoming deputy director of Translational Sciences at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.

City of Hope Chief Business Officer Jo Ann Escasa-Haigh
Jo Ann Escasa-Haigh
System Chief Business Officer

Jo Ann Escasa-Haigh, system chief business officer, oversees system strategy, mergers and acquisitions, finance and managed care.

City of Hope Chief Transformation Officer Debra Fields

Debra Fields

Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer

Debra Fields, executive vice president and chief transformation officer, leads the teams focused on accelerating City of Hope’s impact through aligned organizational governance and design, progressive talent strategy, change navigation and integration methodology, and marketing and communications.

City of Hope Chicago President Pete Govorchin

Pete Govorchin, M.B.A.

President, City of Hope Chicago

Pete Govorchin, M.B.A., is president of City of Hope Chicago. In his role, Govorchin leads all hospital operations at City of Hope Chicago with a focus on driving service-line growth through operational and clinical excellence.

City of Hope Vice Provost, David Horne, Ph.D.

David Horne, Ph.D.

Vice Provost and Deputy Director, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope; Dr. & Mrs. Allen Y. Chao Chair in Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Duarte - Main Campus

David Horne, Ph.D., vice provost and deputy director of Beckman Institute of the City of Hope and dean of Faculty Affairs, helps shape the scientific and educational vision of City of Hope with his research expertise in Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Development and Molecular Medicine.

City of Hope Chief Clinical Operating Officer Vince Jensen

Vince Jensen

System Chief Executive of City of Hope Medical Foundation and Physician Services; Chief Clinical Operating Officer

Vince Jensen, M.B.A., is the system chief executive of City of Hope's Medical Foundation and Physician Services, responsible for physician organization and overseeing the academic practice plan and other physician services across the system.

City of Hope President of Health Innovation and Policy Harlan Levine, M.D.

Harlan Levine, M.D.

President, Health Innovation and Policy

Harlan Levine, M.D., is president of health innovation and policy. He also serves as the chair of the board of AccessHope™, a spinout company from City of Hope that is focused on serving the employer market and making leading-edge cancer care available to all regardless of geographical location.

City of Hope Chief Integration Officer Kevin Manemann

Kevin Manemann

Executive Vice President and Chief Integration Officer, Clinical Enterprise

Kevin Manemann is executive vice president and chief integration officer of Clinical Enterprise for City of Hope.

City of Hope General Counsel Cristin O’Callahan

Cristin O'Callahan

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Cristin O’Callahan is City of Hope’s general counsel and corporate secretary, overseeing the departments responsible for legal matters, risk mitigation and ethics and compliance as well as serving as corporate secretary.

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.

Medical Oncologist and Hematologist; Ted Schwartz Family Distinguished Chair in Hematologic Malignancies
Duarte - Main Campus

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation's Division of Lymphoma and vice president and director emeritus of City of Hope's Comprehensive Cancer Center and Beckman Research Institute.

City of Hope Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Angela Talton

Angela L. Talton

System Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Duarte - Main Campus

Angela L. Talton leads the development of a new vision and strategy to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at City of Hope, continuing its holistic and integrated focus to build a diverse and inclusive culture at all levels of the enterprise.

City of Hope Chief Human Resources Officer Joline Treanor

Joline Treanor

System Chief Human Resources Officer

Joline Treanor is system chief human resources officer at City of Hope, where she is focused on creating an engaging workplace while ensuring that City of Hope has key strategies in place to accelerate a culture of performance excellence and continuous improvement.

TGen President Jeffrey Trent, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Trent, Ph.D.

TGen President and Research Director

Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D., is the president and research director of Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), which joined forces with City of Hope to accelerate the speed at which scientists and medical staff convert research discoveries into cures for patients.

City of Hope Chief Clinical Officer Vijay Trisal, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Vijay Trisal, M.D.

Surgical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Vijay Trisal, M.D., the Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medicine, is the system chief clinical officer responsible for setting the vision and direction for systemwide quality and patient safety and developing guidelines for clinical pathways and protocols.

City of Hope Phoenix President Kevin Tulipana, D.O., M.S.

Kevin Tulipana, D.O., M.S.

President, City of Hope Phoenix

Kevin Tulipana, D.O., M.S., a hospitalist and president of City of Hope Phoenix, is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-centered care. An ordained deacon with the Catholic church, Dr. Tulipana is finely tuned to both the physical and spiritual needs of his patients.

City of Hope Los Angeles President Marcel van den Brink, M.D., Ph.D.
Marcel van den Brink, M.D., Ph.D.
President, City of Hope Los Angeles and City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte - Main Campus

Marcel Van den Brink, M.D., Ph.D., is the president of City of Hope's main campus and National Medical Center in Los Angeles, as well as the chief physician executive and the Deana and Steve Campbell Chief Physician Executive Distinguished Chair.

City of Hope Orange County President Annette M. Walker

Annette M. Walker, M.H.A.

President, City of Hope Orange County

Annette M. Walker, president of City of Hope, Orange County, drives the development and growth of a 21st-century comprehensive cancer campus in Irvine and a network of care that will provide Orange County residents unprecedented access to leading-edge medicine.

City of Hope Atlanta President Jonathan Watkins

Jonathan Watkins, M.P.A.

President, City of Hope Atlanta

Jonathan Watkins, M.P.A., joined City of Hope in October 2019. In his role as president of City of Hope Atlanta, Watkins provides strategic guidance for City of Hope Atlanta while working closely with leadership across City of Hope.