John Chapman joined San Antonio Regional Hospital as our Chief Operating Officer in October 2018, and has earned the admiration and respect of the San Antonio family. John has demonstrated a strong passion for promoting teamwork, collaboration, and leveraging innovation to achieve operational excellence.
John’s passion for attending to the needs of others is readily apparent in his professional life, as well as his personal life. He continually mentors others, and shares his knowledge and expertise to support care team members to grow and develop in their roles.
John is a clinical microbiologist by training and has served as an experienced hospital executive for over a decade. Prior to arriving at San Antonio, he served as Chief Operations/ Administrative Officer at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. John was not only in charge of operations at this 169-bed general acute care hospital, but also led the clinical and support services for the Alameda Health System. Some of his accomplishments included Alameda’s accreditation as a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Baby Friendly designation and the construction of a 9-story patient tower.
Prior to joining the Alameda Health System, John served as Executive Director of Clinical Services, Director of Laboratory Services, and held other positions at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. In these roles, among other things, he served as the director of the medical center’s service lines including its Orthopedic Institute and Heart and Vascular Institute. He also led a variety of strategic planning processes and system-wide operational initiatives.
John earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of California – Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix. He is also Lean Six Sigma certified.
Celia Chu is a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Town and Country in Claremont and one of only a few holding the “Global Luxury” title. She is consistently the top producer in the office and has 35 years of real estate/lending and banking experience. Celia and her husband Perry Chu, a Physician, are members of the Frances Mary Paul Circle and have been local residents since he started practice 31 years ago at San Antonio Regional Hospital. They have three children who were all born at SARH (delivered by Dr. Easter), went to school locally, and two of which even completed their undergraduate education locally at the Claremont Colleges. One is in Medical School and hopes to return to the area to practice. Mrs. Chu served as the Vice President of the Webb Affiliates of the Webb Schools of California where her children went to high school and is currently on the Webb Schools Parent Alumni Board of Directors. She has been involved with and in charge of fundraising campaigns at several local schools and is a member of the Claremont Women’s Club which is a philanthropy group supporting the local area. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Business Administration/Finance and started her career as a Personal Banking Officer for Wells Fargo then became a Loan Agent for Home Savings of America for five years before becoming a Realtor in 1994. Needless to say she knows the business from the ground up and is able to handle anything from small fixer uppers and Condos to mansions, apartment complexes, raw land, and commercial buildings. Celia is a native Californian who grew up in Los Angeles and currently lives with her husband in Claremont
Dr. Dang grew up in San Gabriel Valley and earned a B.S. in Biology and Biochemistry at the California State University – Los Angeles. He received medical training at University of California – San Diego. He completed an internal medicine internship at University of California – Irvine and a 4 year residency in Radiology at the Ohio State University and subsequently completed a fellowship in MRI and bone and joint imaging. He joined the San Antonio medical staff in 2009 and has served on numerous committees including Chair of the Department of Radiology. He currently serves as President-Elect of the medical staff.
Dick began a career that spans half a century, in finance, in 1969 as Vice President of Sales at Community Bank’s Industrial Finance Department and joined the National Acceptance Company of California as a Vice President in 1975. He then joined the Western Regional office of Sanwa Business Credit in 1987. Dick joined the Foothill Capital Corporation as Vice President in the Small Business Lending Division in 1993. He became Vice Chairman of KBK Financial where he remained until 2001. Dick has served on various boards, including; the Commercial Finance Association, Pacific Coast Machinery Dealers Association, Machinery Dealers National Association and several fraternal organizations which include local Elks lodges, Pasadena Scottish Rite, Ontario Masonic Lodge, Al Malaikah Shriner- Los Angeles and has served on San Antonio Hospital Foundation’s Golf Classic Committee.
Dick received the Lifetime Achievement award from the Commercial Finance Conference of California (CFCC) in 2003.
Dick was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania and now lives in Alta Loma with his wife Kay.
Claire was born in New Jersey and spent much of her early professional life on the East Coast, specifically New York, where she was involved in the world of investment banking and internet entrepreneurship. After moving here in 2008, Claire took over as administrator of her father-in-law’s busy medical practice. Nicolaas Grobler, Sr. who was a family practice physician in the local area. Four years ago, Claire started All Saints Hospice. She was first introduced to San Antonio when her husband joined the medical staff over 10 years ago and was personally touched by the excellent care she received during the birth of their youngest daughter, Megan. In her line of work, Claire has the opportunity to work with many hospitals, but she feels San Antonio is a wonderful institution and a great asset to the community. Claire served the Foundation as Chair of the Fall Celebration Committee, setting new records for revenues and fun! Claire and her husband live in Rancho Cucamonga with their four young children who she calls their "greatest gift in life." When they aren't working, they enjoy traveling and introducing the children to new places and adventures.
Mr. Hsu joined the Foundation Board as the hospital’s new CFO in October, 2012. Mr. Hsu has extensive experience in hospital finance, having been a CFO at both stand-alone hospitals and healthcare systems. His most recent position was CFO at the 357-bed Seton Medical Center in northern California. Mr. Hsu is married with three children and is looking forward to his career at San Antonio Regional Hospital.
Patricia Kersbergen (Pat) is currently President of the SARH Hospital Volunteer Board. Pat was born at San Antonio Hospital, raised in Chino, and has been an Upland resident for 57 years, following her marriage to husband Gil. Pat has one daughter, a son-in-law, and a grandson. Her higher education began at Chaffey College, followed by Cal State Fullerton where she received her degree in Sociology and Psychology. With her degree she began teaching in the Upland School District. In her 32 years of teaching, she worked primarily with special needs children. During that period, Pat also received master’s degrees in Education/Reading and in Counseling. Following her retirement in 2004, it was a natural segway to being a volunteer at SARH where she has served on the Volunteer Board for several years, serving as Secretary, Vice-President, and President. Pat also volunteers as a Medicare Counselor with the Department of Aging. In addition, Pat is a member of the Friday Club, and AAUW serving on their boards in various capacities. In addition, Pat volunteers in many ministries at her church. When not volunteering, Pat enjoys reading, sewing (has made numerous masks and caps for SARH’s nursing staff), quilting, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Ms. Lock has been a resident of the Inland Empire for over 45 years. She and her husband David, a Pharmacist at San Antonio Regional Hospital for over 35 years, have been generous supporters and donors to the Foundation. They are members of the Frances Mary Paul Circle, a group which honors those who have donated $10,000 or more to the hospital in their lifetime. Theresa and David have regularly attended special events, provided regular annual gifts and through Theresa’s travel agency, Air Sea Travel, have given major travel gifts for key auction items at the annual San Antonio Classic Benefit Golf Tournament. Ms. Lock is a very active and longtime member in the vibrant Upland Foothill Kiwanis Club.
Ms. McMenomy has been a local resident for over 25 years. She is a certified public accountant and a partner in the firm of McMenomy & Associates, CPAs, LLP in Upland. After earning her degree at Arizona State University, she worked closely with the late Walt Reardon, a long-time friend and leader with San Antonio Hospital Foundation as well as with the hospital. Ms. McMenomy raised her family in Upland and devotes much of her time to her growing public accounting practice. She is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of CPAs. She is a board member and Vice President for the Upland Community Foundation and has been active in other local charities and non-profit institutions.
James is a banker with over 30 years of commercial real estate/construction lending and management experience. He is currently Vice President in the Real Estate Industries Group at Rabobank, N.A., in Ontario where he develops new business and manages a portfolio of commercial real estate loans. From 1996 to 2008, he spent his career at PFF Bank & Trust in Rancho Cucamonga, becoming Senior Vice President and Major Commercial Loan Manager. In 2008, he joined U.S. Bank in Rancho Cucamonga as Vice President, Special Loan Workout Manager. He later joined Mutual of Omaha Bank in Pasadena in 2012. Mr. Milhiser was born at San Antonio Community Hospital, and has been involved in the community his entire life. He is currently serving a 4-year term as Treasurer for the City of Ontario. James has sat on a number of boards, including the Salvation Army Advisory Board, Ontario Corp; the Building Industry Association; and the Ontario Montclair YMCA, among others. From 2004-2012, James was also a very active member of our own San Antonio Regional Hospital Board of Trustees, serving as Chairman of the Board from 2009-2012.
Soo J. Myland is Of Counsel at MMZ LAW, A Professional Corporation, where she practices in the areas of estate planning and wealth preservation, business succession planning, special needs planning, Medi-Cal asset protection planning, trust administration, probate, conservatorships and guardianships. Ms. Myland graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with a concentration in Shakespeare Studies. She received her Juris Doctorate from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. Ms. Myland began her law career in Riverside, California at regional firms, Best Best & Krieger LLP and Varner & Brandt LLP. After preparing and administering multiple estate plans with provisions for an individual’s or family’s pets, she decided to take a hiatus from the law to start a pet care services business with her late husband. Ms. Myland is involved with a number of community, professional and philanthropic organizations and currently serves as a Board Member for the Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care Foundation, and as a member of the Executive Advisory Council for Inland Empire United Way, Women United, the Fontana Police K-9 Pals, and the Pomona Valley Estate Planning Council. She has also served on the Executive Advisory Council for the The Community Foundation for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties as well as the San Bernardino County Estate Planning Council.
David A. Patterson is the Region Head for Fifth Third Bank’s Middle Market Banking group based in Ontario, CA, which covers the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley regions.
David recently joined Fifth Third Bank after 24 years with Wells Fargo where he was most recently the Western Region Head for the National Food & Ag. Division supporting five regional offices based in Ontario, Bakersfield, Visalia, Fresno and Modesto. David began his banking career with Bank of America, where he served for 10 years in its Inland Empire based middle-market group.
David earned his B.A. in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin with a major in management and a minor in marketing.
David has been involved in many professional and community organizations including board trustee for Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children, board trustee for the San Antonio Regional Hospital and board trustee for La Sierra University Foundation. He has also served as a director for the Inland Empire Economic Partnership, Children’s Fund President’s Circle and director for the Inland Empire Open, Inc.
David grew up in Ontario and Upland and now lives with his wife Joan in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
Marco Robles is a local leader in the Inland Empire. His position for the last 10 years has been the Public Affairs Director with Cardenas Markets in Ontario. He is a long-time resident of the Inland Empire. In his position he is frequently the lead employee and spokesperson for the company as they have grown into new markets in Nevada and California. There are now 31 stores and with the new ownership and the merger with another market group in Northern California, he has been instrumental in forging the new partnership and growth. He also oversees the Cardenas Markets Foundation.
Marco has received some key leadership awards served in key leadership roles and served on a number of Boards. For 14 years, he served as a City Council member and Mayor for Pomona. While there, he was very active in a number of community organizations and non-profits. Recently, he has been serving on the Inland Empire Economic Partnership where he is the Chairman of the Board for 2017-2018. Along the way he has served on the Inland Empire Hispanic Leadership Council, Ontario Montclair School District Board, Promise Scholar Board and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Board.
Through his support and leadership, Cardenas Markets has provided support for the annual San Antonio Golf Classic and the Annual Hike to Mt. San Antonio. We are fortunate that he has a great interest in strengthening his personal and corporate support of San Antonio through the Foundation.
Cathy Rockwell is a California native and a longtime resident of Rancho Cucamonga. A member of the San Antonio Society Executive Committee for over 13 years, Mrs. Rockwell now serves on the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Although she works part time as an Insurance Producer for Hay Insurance, her life is mostly spent serving our local community. She is an active member of the Assistance League of Pomona Valley, and also serves on the Board as Treasurer of Friends of the Upland Public Library. Her love for serving others extends to her other work as Charity Golf Tournament Event Planner working for The Mulligan Man. Mrs. Rockwell is widowed but enjoyed 20 years of marriage to George Rockwell, whose local insurance agency Rockwell Insurance was well known.
Mr. Ronco is a retired executive at Keystone Automotive Industries with over 40 years of service, brings considerable expertise to the Foundation Board. In addition to serving on the Board at Keystone, Mr. Ronco has also served on the Board at Whittemore Enterprises and has been an active member of SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association) and the A.B.P.A. (Auto Body Parts Association). He served on the Foundation Board of Directors from 2000 to 2003, when he was selected to become a Trustee of San Antonio Regional Hospital. Mr. Ronco served as a Trustee for nine years and was welcomed back to the Foundation Board in January, 2013. Al grew up in Newark, New Jersey and went on to the University of South Carolina where he earned a degree in Business. Al and his wife Barbara are members of the Frances Mary Paul Circle and the Aita Society and live in Rancho Cucamonga.
Sue is a retired community college athletic administrator, professor, and coach working primarily in the Sacramento area. In 2018 she moved to Upland to be closer to her family and she really enjoys that. Over her professional career she coached both women’s and men’s volleyball, swimming, tennis and golf. Being an avid, yet average, golfer, she spends much of her time at Red Hill Country Club and is fortunate enough to live on the golf course. Besides her passion for golf, she loves spending time with her family, traveling, walk her new dog Angel, and visiting with friends.
Her great grandmother was Frances Mary Paul, the first benefactor of the existing San Antonio Regional Hospital. Her Great Grandmother’s contributions to San Antonio Hospital have been an inspiration to the entire family. Her mother Margaret Paul Scott, her aunt Frances Paul Randau, her sister Deborah Scott-Toux and to herself, have all entered the Frances Mary Paul Circle. It is an honor for her to carry on some of that legacy by serving on the Foundation Board.
Dr. Sorosky received his medical degree from the University of Miami Medical School, with an internship at Los Angeles County General Hospital and residency at UCLA. He held the position of Chief Resident in Head and Neck Surgery in 1969. As a major in the US Army Medical Corps, he performed many reconstructive procedures in Germany from 1969-1972. Dr. Sorosky is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomat of The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He is certified by the two major Boards in this field: The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1992; and The American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 1970. He was founder of the first accredited freestanding outpatient surgical center in San Bernardino. He was active in the Surgery Department and Emergency Room for over 20 years. He is also a Board member of Diversified Pacific Opportunity Fund and Golden State Business Bank. Dr. Sorosky and his wife Karen have supported San Antonio Regional Hospital for many years and are members of the Frances Mary Paul Circle.
Mr. Tracey has a distinguished background in philanthropy leadership, having served as Vice President of Development at The Community Foundation of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. He played key development roles at California State University-San Bernardino and Cal Poly- Pomona. Mr. Tracey also served at Western University of Health Sciences. He holds a Master's Degree and is a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving. Mr. Tracey and his wife Val are long-time Upland residents.
Amy was born in Glendale and grew up in East Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. She attended Charter Oak High School and then went on to get her education in Political Science/International Relations at UCLA. She also spent time at the University of London and University of La Verne.
Amy and her husband Eric have two children, the oldest of which attends Grand Canyon University and the youngest is a freshman at Claremont High School.
She serves on the Upland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is an active member of the Upland Rotary Club and was just recently honored as Business Person of the Year by the Chamber. Amy is a partner in a mortgage service business based in downtown Upland.
She knows San Antonio well. Her mother battled lung cancer a few years ago and was a patient at San Antonio as well as City of Hope. She knows and appreciates the care and services that are provided here at San Antonio and is anxious to be of service to the Foundation.
Janis Yerkey has been a fixture in the community with 67 years as a local, 31 of which were dedicated to being the Director of San Antonio Community Hospital’s Stroke Unit and Progressive Care prior to her retirement in 2013. Janis has degrees in Nursing Business Management and Organizational Management. At one point she was the Director for; ICU, CCU, CSDU 2nd and 3rd DOU and Cardiac Rehab, all simultaneously. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).Janis was a participant in the development and conversion of the Cardiac-Step-Down unit and Out-Patient observation services and stroke unit and Admit area and has served on several committees with the most recent being the planning and development of the Vineyard Tower.
Janis has four children; Michael, Stacy, Eric and Marc who have endowed her with 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Some of her hobbies include: travelling, gardening, musical arts, as well as playing and teaching her grandchildren.
She was born in Redlands and currently resides in Alta Loma.
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