Each member of our Esse Health team, from our CEO to our doctors and support staff, works with one goal in mind – to provide our patients with the highest quality healthcare.The team members at our administrative office manage the business side of providing healthcare so our doctors and clinical team members can focus on what’s really important – keeping our patients well.

Executive Team

We are proud to be part of the Esse Health team that provides patient centered care to patients of all ages throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan area. It is our personal goal to build a strong team of doctors, clinical staff, technicians and administrators so that Esse Health can improve the overall wellbeing of our patients. With professional development, effective management, inclusive board meetings, and a stable and growing workforce, we strive to reach our goal every day. Meet our Executive Leadership Team

  • David Kearney - Chief Executive Officer - Letter from the CEO
  • David Hartenbach, M.D. - Chairman of the Board
  • Elaine Baragiola - Vice President of Human Resources
  • Carla Moore Beckerle, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC - Vice President of Clinical Programs
  • Marylou Calzaretta - Corporate Counsel
  • Tennille Kendrick, MBA, - Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Robert Richman - Chief Financial Officer
  • Erin Stamm, MBA, RHIA, NCP - Chief Operations Officer
  • Rishi Sud, M.D. - Chief Medical Officer
Senior team member showing an xray to a younger medical professional/doctor