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Board of Directors

Marty Weber
Marty Weber,
Baum Harmon Board of Directors
Marty earned his B.S. degree from Iowa State University. He is a banker in Paullina. Marty and his wife Norma have six children; Stephanie, Becky, Jeff, Megan, Sam, and Molly. Marty enjoys watching sports and playing golf.

Bob Peeples, CEO
Bob Peebles, CEO,
Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City

Bob earned his B.S. degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan and his Juris Doctorate degree from Detroit College of Law/Michigan State University.  He is an experienced Healthcare Executive who has worked in Michigan, New York and Louisiana.  He lives in Sioux City with his wife Joyce.

Chuck Kummerfeld
Chuck holds a B.S. in business and works in insurance and realty in Sutherland. Chuck's hobbies include fishing, hunting and enjoying his 2 grandchildren. Chuck and his wife Lila have 4 children.

Linda Walvoord
Linda Walvoord

Linda is a homemaker and avid golfer. She also enjoys traveling, baking, playing cards, and biking. Linda and her husband Doug have three children and seven grandchildren.

Steve Eavensen, CFO
Steve Eavensen, CFO, Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City

J. Steven (Steve) Eavenson holds a Bachelors and Master's Degree in Business and Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has over 35 years' experience in healthcare financial management and has served as Chief Financial Officer in hospitals and systems ranging from 200 to 1,200 beds. He is married and has three children, all residing at his home in Florida.

Don Harson
Don Harson

Don represents the community of Hartley on the Baum Harmon Board of Directors. 

Don received his B.S. in Education from Wayne State College in Wayne, NE.  Don’s teaching career includes 7 years at Madrid Iowa and 28 years at Hartley, IA.  He taught high school science including chemistry, human anatomy-physiology, biology, physical science and earth science.  Don retired from teaching in May 2000.


Don’s wife Virginia is an RN at the Iowa Eye Institute in Spencer and a Pre-op nurse.  He has 3 Children & 7 wonderful grandchildren. Don enjoys spending time with grandchildren, gardening, working on their acreage, playing snooker, cooking, hunting and fishing.

Shailesh Desai, M.D.
Shailesh Desai, M.D.

Dr. Desai is board certified in Family Medicine. He has been serving the health needs of area residents at the Primghar Clinic for over 15 years. He provides care for all ages.

 David Liebsack, CEO
David Liebsack, CEO,
Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital


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