Denise Webber, President and Chief Executive Officer
Denise Webber joined Stillwater Medical Center in May of 2003. She serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer and has been with the hospital for over thirteen years. She started her hospital career in the SMC Physician Practice Management division and within eighteen months was promoted to the senior leadership team. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a graduate of Leadership Stillwater.
Prior to coming to Stillwater Medical Center, Webber earned her B.S. in Sports Medicine at Oklahoma State University and her M.S. in Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University. Webber is active in the community. She has served as a United Way board member and was previously the chair of the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce.
Liz Michael, VP, Patient Care Services / CNO
Liz Michael came to serve as Stillwater Medical Center's Vice President of Care Services in 2007 after serving as Director of Medical and Surgical Services at Deaconess Hospital. She also has more than a decade of experience at Norman Regional Hospital in nursing and management roles. In 2008, she was appointed to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing by Governor Brad Henry and completed that appointment in 2013 after serving 2 years as President.
From an OSU-OKC associate's degree in nursing to a Southern Nazarene University (SNU) bachelor's degree in nursing as well as an SNU master's degree in management, Liz is committed to constant learning and growth. She has also studied in the nursing administration program at Oklahoma City University and is nationally certified in Nursing Administration. Nursing is a calling for Liz, and making sure that patients receive the very best care is her goal.
Her passion for patient care and excellence are apparent in each interaction. She says, "We are so fortunate to have a community focused hospital in Stillwater that has such a family atmosphere, while still providing great care. It is an honor and a privilege to be at Stillwater Medical Center. The employees here are phenomenal. We're proud of our constant advancements and diverse services. We also have new physicians coming to town to be part of this team. SMC is truly state-of-the-art. We provide quality care and strive to become better every day!"
Born and raised in Moore, Oklahoma where her mother still resides, Michael is now married to Steve and they enjoy their adult children and wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys music and loves to sing and participate in Community Theater. Other hobbies include reading, caring for her small dogs, working in the yard and being with family.
Alan Lovelace, Chief Financial Officer
Alan Lovelace came to Stillwater from Shelbyville, Tennessee where he was the CFO at Heritage Medical Center. Originally a native of Arkansas, Lovelace has 16 years of healthcare finance experience. He spent 12 years with Baptist of Memphis and four years as part of CHS, an investor-owned health system.
Lovelace said there were several reasons why he chose to come to Stillwater, including the "passionate leadership"of his fellow administrative council members. “They know the healthcare business very well and have a strong desire for Stillwater Medical Center to serve people of this area with excellence,” said Lovelace. “I want to be a part of building programs and services that will benefit this community for generations to come.”
Lovelace and his wife, Sheila, have three children.
Steven Taylor, VP, Support Services
Steven Taylor currently serves Stillwater Medical Center the Vice President of Support Services. Taylor joined the SMC team in 1997 as the Safety Officer after earning his bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection & Safety from Oklahoma State University. Within two years, he was promoted to Director of Facilities Management, where he worked and led for twelve years.
Taylor has played an integral role in multiple expansion and remodel construction projects at Stillwater Medical Center. With his help, these projects provided an opportunity to expand services and implement new technology to better serve patients. Taylor states, "It's great to be part of an organization that has a commitment to keep the facilities up to date to provide the best services possible for the community."
Taylor was born and raised on his family farm in southwest Oklahoma where his parents still reside. He and his wife, Nicole, have two children. Taylor is actively involved in the Stillwater community including service on the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters, acting Environmental Advisor for the City Council and organization of the United Way Day of Caring event.
Randy Jobe, VP, Physician Practices/Network Services
Randy Jobe comes to Stillwater Medical with 25 years’ experience in executive operational leadership in multi-specialty physician practice, acute, and long-term care environments.
Prior to his new role as Vice President with Stillwater Medical Center, Randy served with CoxHealth System / Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, Mercy Health System and Integris Health in executive leadership roles that included Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and President for integrated clinic and hospital operations.
Randy holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah and is a certified medical practice executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Medical Group Management Association. Randy has served on several community and professional boards, such Councilor / Vice-Mayor for the City of Grove, Oklahoma, Ardmore Family YMCA board, Cross Timbers Hospice board, Sooner Healthcare Executives board.
Randy is married to Shelley, a registered nurse. Together they have three adult children and one grandchild. Beyond career and family, Randy’s activities and interests include auctions, property development and outdoor sports that most often include horses, kayaking and hunting.