Jeron Ravin, JD
As President and CEO, Jeron Ravin leads strategic direction for Swope Health. Jeron previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Community Health Center Association of Mississippi where he worked to strengthen Mississippi community health centers by overseeing policy, marketing & branding, workforce development, clinical quality improvement, outreach and enrollment, and health information technology. He also provided training and technical assistance.
Jeron is a former political staffer, with experience in policy-making and consensus building at the local, state, and federal government levels.
He is a Fellow of the Latino Center for Leadership Development, a leadership training program for those with a desire to serve their community through positions of impact, such as elected office, corporate or non-profit boards, political appointments, or other positions of public trust.
Jeron is completing graduate studies at Brown University’s School of Professional Studies, earning a Masters of Healthcare Leadership. He holds a Juris Doctor from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law and a BA in Journalism from the Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University.
Mark Miller leads all behavioral health functions including outreach, community support, substance abuse treatment, and residential services.
He joined Swope Health in 2009. His experience includes chief operating officer of the Center for Behavioral Medicine in Kansas City.
In 1998 Mark was elected first African American president of the University of Missouri Alumni Association.
He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri.
Naimish Patel oversees all budgeting, strategic financial planning and business decision support analysis for Swope Health.
He earned an MBA from University of Missouri-Kansas City and is a certified public accountant.
Patel is a member of the Health Care Financial Management association and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Kelly Murphy manages all Human Resources functions for Swope Health and engages in the work of cultivating a culture that energizes associates around the Swope Health mission, attracts and retains top talent, builds a learning organization, and fosters continuous development.
Prior to joining Swope Health, Murphy worked for regional electric utility company Evergy, where she led all aspects of HR, including total rewards (compensation, benefits and wellbeing), employee and labor relations (including diversity, equity and inclusion), organizational development, and the implementation of technologies and innovation related to HR programs and services.
Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Bucknell University.
Murphy is also active in the Kansas City community, where she currently serves as the Board Chair of the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey.