Executive Leadership Team

Renewed commitment to the Crusader Mission!

Patient Focused. Mission Driven. Financially Sound.

Founded in 1972, Crusader Community Health is one of 1,200 Community Health Centers (CHC) in the United States. Nationally, CHCs offer over 7,000 sites and serve almost 22 million patients.

Crusader Community Health’s mission is to serve the Rock River Valley area with quality primary health care for all people in need. Crusader serves over 58,000 patients which is about 20% of our area’s population.

Crusader currently has eight locations: four in Rockford, IL (West State, Broadway, Alpine Road and Auburn High School); one in Belvidere, IL;  one in Loves Park, IL; and two in South Beloit, IL.

Crusader has received Joint Commission accreditation seven consecutive times since 1999. Accreditation is awarded for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management.

Samuel G. Miller, MBA, CPA
President & CEO
At Crusader:  2005 to present

Terry White
Chief Strategic & Operations Officer
At Crusader: January 2013 to present

Luis Delgado
Vice President of Finance
At Crusader: 2013 to present

Liz Henning, MBA, CPA
Vice President of Decision Support & Risk Management
At Crusader: 2020 to present

Kate Rich, MS, SHRM-CP, PHR
Vice President of Human Resources
At Crusader: 2011 to present

Shelton Kay
Vice President Community Services
At Crusader: 1993 to present

Dr. Gary Fernando, MD
Chief Medical Officer
At Crusader:  2021 to present