At Shriners Children's Chicago, our leadership team works collaboratively to ensure that children have access to the highest quality of pediatric medical and surgical care and rehabilitation.
Craig McGhee is Shriners Children’s midwest market administrator. His role is Chicago -based with additional oversight of the St. Louis, Twin Cities and Ohio locations in the market. As the market administrator, he aligns strategic goals of the market with the overall mission of Shriners Children’s to provide outstanding clinical care, research and medical education. He brings values-based leadership to each facility by providing direction, advice and oversight in the areas of hospital regulations and bylaws, hospital operations, clinical care, planning and business development, and regulatory compliance.
Prior to rejoining Shriners Children’s, Mr. McGhee was a leader at Akron Children’s Hospital from 2009-2022 where he served in varying roles including director, vice president, and finally, chief ambulatory officer. Prior to joining Akron Children’s in 2009, Craig previously worked within the Shriners Children’s healthcare system as a physical therapist and held leadership roles at Shriners Children’s locations in Tampa, Florida; and Erie, Pennsylvania.
McGhee holds a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University, a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Science, and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of South Florida. He is board certified in health care management, fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). He is currently an elected regent of ACHE.
Lee Anne Eddy, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, brings extensive children’s hospital experience to her role as market director of patient care services/nurse executive. A native of the Midwest, Lee Anne previously worked at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she served as senior vice president and chief nursing officer from 2013-2022. In that role, Lee Anne provided strategic and operational oversight for patient care services and led initiatives to improve nurse satisfaction and retention, and build nursing professionalism. She also served as the hospital’s vice president, ambulatory care services from 2011 to 2013. Lee Anne also previously worked as vice president, ambulatory and diagnostic services, for Children’s Wisconsin.
“I am very proud to join Shriners Children’s. Every group I have met, from the physicians to the clinical directors to the market leaders, were all so positive and engaged in their work that they pulled me right into the Shriners Children’s culture and mission. I’ve been dedicated to children’s health and pediatric care throughout my nursing career, and I am excited to help roll out the market director role here at Shriners Children’s.”
Mathew Lucas is the director of fiscal services for Shriners Children’s Chicago. Lucas holds an MBA from Robert Morris University and has many years of experience in accounting and finance for 501 (c)(3) and 501 (c)(8) nonprofit organizations. He most recently served as assistant controller of the Elks fraternal organization.