J. Phil Harrop, PhD FACHE MS MBA MHA

Dr. Phil Harrop serves as a member of CGI’s Board of Directors. He is a healthcare executive with experience ranging from academic medical centers to rural critical access hospitals. He currently works as President/Chief Operating Officer of MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center and as Vice President of MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. MercyOne is a joint operating agreement between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health, two of the largest Catholic healthcare organizations in the United States. He has held multiple previous healthcare leadership roles including Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Director.

Phil earned a Bachelor of Science in business management—finance from Brigham Young University and four degrees from Ohio State University: a Master of Health Administration, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Science in public health, and a PhD in health services management and policy. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and has been elected and appointed to various leadership capacities within ACHE. He has served on numerous boards of directors throughout his career. Harrop has published articles on a variety of healthcare topics and has lectured on healthcare and leadership in several universities across the country.