On Tuesday, Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan S. Nalli announced he
will be leaving Porter at the end of January to accept a new position as
president and CEO at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis.
St. Vincent Health Board of Directors issued a statement Tuesday publicly
announcing that Nalli will begin on Feb. 1.
St.Vincent Health is a 22-hospital system, and one of the largest employers
that serves central and southern Indiana. The 132-year-old health system is
comprised of quaternary facilities, tertiary and critical access hospitals,
specialty centers and a multi-specialty physician group.
In addition, the faith-based health provider delivers high quality care in
service areas such as cardiovascular, women’s health, pediatrics,
neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics and trauma.
Since 2007, Nalli served as CEO of Porter Health System, a Community Health
Systems (CHS) affiliate in Valparaiso. He led the strategic and operational
direction of two hospitals, six outpatient centers and an array of physician
At Porter Health System, Nalli oversaw construction of a 238-bed replacement
regional hospital, generated net revenue of $310 million, developed a
multi-specialty physician group of primary care and surgical providers, and
led the hospital to its first recognition as a Best Place to Work from
2011-2013 by the Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly.
“As a proven healthcare executive with vast experience in growth management
strategies, improvement plans and demonstrable results in achieving business
objectives, we look forward to Jonathan leading the transformation of our
business and building on the successes of our ministry,” said Vincent C.
Caponi, executive chairman of the board for St. Vincent Health.
Prior to Porter Health, Nalli was chief operating officer of Chestnut Hill
Health System in Philadelphia for two years. In addition, he served as chief
operating officer of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, Pa.
Nalli earned his MBA from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa., and his
Bachelors of Health Sciences in Health Administration from the University of
Kentucky. He serves as the chair-elect for the Porter County Community
Foundation and chair of the Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.
Nalli is a board member for the Indiana Hospital Association, One Region-One
Vision, Empower Porter County and the Portage Economic Development