Leadership Team

Susan Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Julie Fones

Chief Nursing Officer

Susan Rose is the Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital. Susan joined Aurora Santa Rosa in 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2016. Under her leadership, the Aurora Santa Rosa team garnered Signature Healthcare’s Clinical Excellence Award – given to only one out of their 14 hospitals - for Q4/16 and Q1/17. Susan graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration. She is also a graduate of Golden Gate University with a Master of Business Administration and an emphasis in Healthcare Administration. Susan is the Treasurer of Senior Advocacy Services of Sonoma County, a non-profit agency that advocates for the rights and dignity of those experiencing health and aging challenges.

Interview with Susan Rose →

Heidi Cooper-Sereni

Business Office Manager

Heidi joined Aurora Santa Rosa in 2015 to manage the Business Office. Her managerial experience in Healthcare- Accounts Receivable - spans over 30 years. From Long Term Care and Ambulance to Rehabilitation Centers and Acute Psychiatric, Heidi offers a well-rounded breadth of business knowledge.

To date, Heidi and her team have made significant progress creating many best practices for Aurora Santa Rosa’s Business Office, including writing and improving policies and procedures for the department.

Richard Graham-White, MA, MFT Intern

Director of Assessment and Referrals

Sarah Sundance

Director of Dietary

Sarah, CDM joined ASR in 2013 as one of the first employees in the newly opened hospital, as a chef. In 2015 she was promoted to Director of Dietary Services.

Prior to coming to ASR, Sarah worked as a chef at a long term care facility for seniors. She has been cooking in commercial kitchens for 23 years. Her leadership in this area is important, providing patients and staff with nutritious and medically sensitive meals.

Heidi L. Thomas, RHIA

Health Information Management Director

Eduardo Soriano

Director of Human Resources

Sumeera Arshad

Director of Performance Improvement