Our Administrative Team

Chad Towner, BS, MBA

Chad Towner, BS, MBA

Current position:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Past experience:

  • CEO, Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, W. Va.
  • COO, St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Vice president, RediMed, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • President, Work-Injury Solutions, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Physical therapist, Lutheran Hospital and RediMed, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Education:

  • Master's degree, business administration, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Bachelor's degree, physical therapy, Finch UHS/The Chicago Medical School
    (now Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science)
  • Pre-Med, Indiana University

Professional and community affiliations:

  • Executive Committee board member, Fort Wayne Trails
  • Leadership Fort Wayne (class of 2007)
  • Past member, ONTRACK steering committee for economic redevelopment (Oak Hill)  
  • Past board member
    • Fayette County (W. Va.) Chamber of Commerce
    • Neighborhood Health Clinics
    • Rod Woodson Foundation

Bonnie Hanson, MHA, FACHE

Bonnie Hanson

Current position:

  • Chief Operating Officer (COO), Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Past experience:

  • Associate Administrator
    • Southwest Healthcare System, Murrieta, Calif.
    • Horizon Medical Center, Dickson, Tenn.
    • Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, Calif.
  • Director of Patient Relations, Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside, Calif.

Education:

  • Master's degree, healthcare administration, George Washington University, 2005
  • Bachelor's degree, pre-med, health promotion disease prevention, University of Southern California, 2001

Professional and community affiliations:

  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, Indiana Health Executives Network
  • Adjunct professor, Healthcare Administration
  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Past board member
    • George Washington University Alumni Association
    • Asian Healthcare Leaders Association

Tina Dixon, RN

Tina-Dixon, RN

Current position:

  • Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Past experience:

  • Team leader of medical services since November 2009.
  • 25 years of nursing experience and has worked for Lutheran Health Network since 1997.

Education:

  • Currently working to obtain her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from IPFW and then Dixon plans to pursue her Master of Science degree in nursing.
  • Completed her hospital school of nursing training to become a registered nurse in 1987.

Brian Schneider, BS

Brian Schneider, BS

Current position:

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Past experience:

  • CFO, Crossroads Community Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
  • CFO, McNairy Regional Hospital, Selmer, Tenn.
  • ACFO, Regional Hospital of Jackson, Jackson, Tenn.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree, accounting, University of Missouri, 1990

Professional and community affiliations:

  • Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Member, Rotary Club
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