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Kevin P. Speer, JD


    Kevin P. Speer, JD
President & Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Speer is a transformational leader with a healthcare career spanning 30 years. He is a graduate of Purdue University and Valparaiso University School of Law. 

As President & CEO of Hendricks Regional Health since 2012, Kevin leads a nationally recognized, nonprofit health system in Central Indiana that includes two acute care hospitals and six outpatient medical centers. During his tenure, annual net revenue has increased by $142 million from 2012 to 2019, and the number of employed associates has grown by 39 percent.

His hallmark initiatives include the 2018 opening of Brownsburg Hospital and implementation of Epic as a single electronic medical record system. In 2019, he led in the creation of a community paramedicine program, named a Program Honoree for Community Achievement in Healthcare by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Kevin has also overseen the development of new care delivery models through partnerships with employers and accountable care organizations. 

Kevin is the Executive Vice President of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and serves on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Hospital Association, Suburban Health Organization and Vizient, a healthcare quality improvement organization. In 2014, he was appointed by Governor Mike Pence to the Indiana Medical Board of Education. He also serves in leadership roles for Sheltering Wings, YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and Crossroads of America Council/Boy Scouts of America. 

Previously, Kevin served as a partner at the law firm Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, and was General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer for St. Vincent Health. Prior to his role at Hendricks, he was Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for St. Vincent. Kevin is a recipient of the Purdue Distinguished Alumni Award, Distinguished Eagle Scout Award and the Indiana Sports Corp Difference Maker Award. Most recently, he was presented the 2019 Specialty Care Award by the Indiana Fire Chiefs Association for his work with community paramedicine. He and his wife, Kim, live in Brownsburg and have two sons: Eric and Cole.