Citizens Memorial Hospital | Vitality | Summer 2023 3 JE DUNN JOINS CMH EXPANSION PROJECT AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER The Citizens Memorial Hospital board of directors entered into a construction management contract with JE Dunn Construction for the hospital expansion and renovation project. The company operates out of Kansas City, with an office in Springfield. “We are really excited about partnering with JE Dunn to build our new hospital expansion,” says Michael Calhoun, CEO/executive director of CMH and the Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation. “This is a big step in the process. We have our whole team assembled to build it.” JE Dunn Construction is the 13th largest general contractor in the United States, with 26 offices nationwide. The company’s portfolio within the health care industry includes more than 400 projects in the past 10 years. JE Dunn will provide preconstruction and construction services. Pre-construction includes a project constructability review, setting the project budget at a guaranteed maximum price and preparing the construction site. Calhoun says he anticipates breaking ground on the project in fall 2023. JE Dunn will manage the construction process. More information is available at Introducing the CMH Blog! Visit the new CMH Blog for expanded insights into what is happening at CMH and in our communities. Michael Calhoun, CEO/ Executive Director, will provide monthly updates highlighting CMH news. In addition to chronicling progress on the hospital expansion and renovation project, the blog will feature extraordinary happenings throughout our service area. CHECK IT OUT! Visit Sarah Hanak named SBJ 40 Under 40 honoree Springfield Business Journal named Sarah Hanak, CMH chief nursing officer, as a 40 Under 40 honoree. She received the award for her leadership, inspirational attitude and dedication to serving others. CMH NEWS Governor appoints Francka to MSU Board of Governors Tim Francka, administrative director of long-term care for Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation, was appointed to the Missouri State University Board of Governors by Missouri Gov. Michael Parson. Francka has worked for CMH since 1989. He also serves as a member of the Missouri Health Care Association board of directors and as the Missouri delegate to the American Health Care Association. Francka is a graduate of MSU and holds a Bachelor of Science in finance and business. Tim Francka Citizens Memorial Hospital complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. CMH has arranged for language assistance services free of charge. Call 417-326-6000. (Spanish) ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 417-326-6000. (Chinese) 417-326-6000.