Meet Our Staff
Michael J. ReadingerPresident & Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Readinger was appointed President and CEO of CHHSM on November 11, 2014. Mike first came to CHHSM in February 2005 from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Cleveland, where he was an associate vice president/ financial advisor for 12 years.
Prior to his work in financial services, Mike was involved in a number of entrepreneurial endeavors in the restaurant and club industry specializing in management accounting systems. Continue reading »
The Rev. J. Bennett GuessVice President
Ben Guess joined the CHHSM staff in April 2016, after serving in senior leadership positions with the United Church of Christ, including Executive Minister of Local Church Ministries and, before that, as the UCC’s Director of Publishing, Identity and Communication.
A native of Henderson, Ky., he served for 12 years as a local church pastor in western Kentucky before joining the UCC’s national staff in 2000. Continue reading »
The Rev. Danielle K. BartzAssociate for Program/Leadership Development
Danielle Bartz joined the CHHSM staff in 2013 after spending three years as lead chaplain at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville, Maine.
Originally from Rochester, Minn., Danielle received a bachelor's degree in psychology and religious studies from the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 2005. She then received a master of divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis in 2008 and completed her clinical pastoral education residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 2009. She was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 2012.
Catherine KaneAssociate for Business Operations
Catherine Kane joined the CHHSM staff in 2014 after spending 17 years in curriculum planning and web development at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.
A native Clevelander, Catherine holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Brigham Young University.