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Leadership

Leadership

Portrait of Chief Executive Officer Jan Finn

Jan Finn, RN, MSN | President/Chief Executive Officer

Jan Finn has 25 years of progressive management and administrative experience in hospital and organ procurement communities. As the President and Chief Executive Officer at Midwest Transplant Network, she is responsible for executive leadership and promoting organ and tissue donation. Under her leadership, MTN has increased donation rates and recovery of organs and tissues to new record levels each year. Finn received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Pittsburg State University and her MSN from the University of Kansas. Finn serves on the Missouri Governor’s Advisory Council on Organ and Tissue Donation. She is a past President of NATCO, an association for transplant professionals. Finn’s commitment and dedication to organ and tissue procurement-related issues were recognized by the Association for Organ Procurement Organizations in 2004 when she received their Achievement Award. Additionally, Finn was awarded the Quality in Medicine Award from Freeman Hospital, as well as the Kuhn Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nursing from Missouri Southern University.

Portrait of Chief Financial Officer Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd | Chief Financial Officer

Jim Boyd has led several organ procurement organizations to improve their financial operations and bottom lines for over 25 years. Since 2015, he has been Midwest Transplant Network’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the organization’s financial management. Jim has led several projects greatly benefiting MTN during his tenure, including refining the monthly closing process and reducing monthly closing time by 50%. In addition, Jim oversees MTN’s Aviation department — responsible for four full-time pilots and five part-time pilots — as well as its building operations. Jim has served on numerous boards of directors and as a co-chair for the Financial Management Council for the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Florida.

Portrait of Chief Administrative Officer Tina Kirsch

Tina Kirsch | Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

Tina Kirsch has held leadership positions for 25 years, 20 years of which have been with Midwest Transplant Network. As Vice President and the Chief Administrative Officer at MTN, she is responsible for strategic planning initiatives supporting organizational growth and development across the organization. Throughout her time with MTN, the organization has grown substantially with record organ and tissue donor levels and a 400% growth in staffing levels. Kirsch received her bachelor’s degree in psychology. She also has master’s degrees in industrial/organizational psychology and human resources management. She has a passion for leadership and has served on many committees, councils, task forces and improvement teams within the organ procurement organization community throughout her tenure with MTN.

Portrait of Chief Operating Officer Lori Markham

Lori Markham, RN, MSN, CCRN-K | Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Lori Markham has 20 years of Midwest Transplant Network leadership experience alongside a background in critical care nursing. As Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer for MTN, Markham oversees all clinical operations, as well as hospital, family and donation services. Under Markham’s leadership, MTN has seen substantial growth in organ and tissue donation, with 2019 being a record year. With Markham’s guidance, MTN has developed one of the country’s only critical care committees, which ensures every organ donor at MTN is managed by a critical care physician. Markham holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Executive, both from Rockhurst University and Research College of Nursing. She has served as the Association for Organ Procurement Organizations Procurement Council Chair and on the NATCO Board of Directors. Markham also has been part of the United Network for Organ Sharing’s Membership and Professional Standards and OPO committees. As an invited guest, Markham helped the United Kingdom analyze and develop their current strategic plan for increasing organ donation.