Don Kline, Group President

Don Kline

Chief Operating Officer


Don Kline is the chief operating officer of Bon Secours Mercy Health. He is responsible for operational leadership across all Bon Secours Mercy Health U.S. markets, ensuring effective and efficient operations that result in high-quality, compassionate care for all patients and communities.

Kline has more than 30 years of experience in hospital management, finance and operations leadership roles, joining Mercy Health in 2007. Most recently, he served as a ministry group president providing strategic leadership for Bon Secours Mercy Health markets across Ohio, South Carolina and New York (joint venture). He also served as president of Mercy Health – Youngstown.

Before joining the ministry, he served in CFO roles with Heritage Valley Health System and Trinity Health System. Kline holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.