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In addition to a local community/business-based Board of Directors, Marshall Medical Center is led by an administrative team supported by division vice presidents across all major areas, from patient care to employee services.

Siri Nelson
Siri Nelson, FACHE, MHA, CPA, President & Chief Executive Officer

President and CEO of Marshall Medical Center since May 2019, Siri began her healthcare administration career in accounting and finance. Before coming to Marshall, Siri previously served as Chief Executive Officer at South Meadows Medical Center in Reno. Her previous roles include Chief Financial Officer and Interim CEO at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson and Chief Administrative Officer at Sutter Lakeside in Lakeport. She currently chairs the American Hospital Association’s section for Small & Rural Hospitals.

Brett Appleberg, Chief Human Resources Officer

A seasoned human resources executive, Brett has previously served as Vice President of Human Resources at GoHealth, and as CHRO for Arcticom Group. Brett has a Masters of Arts in Organizational Management and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management.

Laurie Eldridge
Laurie Eldridge, Chief Financial Officer

Laurie joined Marshall in 1990 and has held a number of positions during her tenure, including senior accountant and controller. She was promoted to CFO in 2003. An El Dorado County resident since 1980, Laurie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in managerial economics at UC Davis. Laurie is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

Brian Goldsmith
Brian Goldsmith, MD, Chief Medical Officer

A radiation oncologist, Dr. Goldsmith received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and completed his residency at UC San Francisco. He is also a member of the California National Guard and serves as a brigade surgeon to the 40th Infantry Division. In his role, Dr. Goldsmith provides leadership and expertise in support of the hospital and ambulatory quality and improvement initiatives, clinical effectiveness and patient safety and satisfaction.

Brian Goldsmith
Cindy Rice, RN, BSN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer

Cindy began her nursing career at Marshall Hospital in 1989 as a charge nurse and has worked with Marshall and at Marshall intermittently throughout the years. Most recently, she returned in 2011 as Vice President of Clinical Nursing Services before accepting the Chief Nursing Officer role in 2021. Her goal is to create a respectful, collaborative culture where nurses, providers and all employees are engaged in a shared vision of caring for our patients.

Jonathan Russell
Jonathan Russell, RN, BSN, MBA, CPHQ, Chief Ambulatory Officer

Born at Marshall Hospital and raised in South El Dorado County, Jonathan began working at Marshall doing patient care in 2007 and completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing shortly after at Samuel Merritt University. He also has a Master’s degree from Shasta Graduate School. Jonathan has been instrumental in leading the Marshall's COVID-19 response and has worked collaboratively across the organization to ensure consistency.