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Sisters of Mercy Health System
Chesterfield, MO



Ms. Sharon Spung

Executive Director, Risk Claims & Insurance,
Sisters of Mercy Health System


I served in various RIMS leadership roles in RIMS chapters in Dallas, Seattle, and now St. Louis, including President of the Washington Chapter for 2 years.  I am currently serving as RIMS Delegate for the St. Louis Chapter.  

I am committed to professionalism in our industry as well as my work.  I am currently serving as Executive Director of Risk Claims & Insurance at Mercy Health, a large Catholic health care system covering multiple states, located in St. Louis, MO.  Previously, I served as Director in the Risk Management department at the University of Washington where I oversaw risk, claims and litigation for the University as well as the University's health care system (UW Medicine).  


University of Washington
Seattle, United States
Masters in Public Administration

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States
B.S. Business Adminstration, 1982
1978 To 1982

Job History

Mercy Health
Executive Director, Risk Claims & Insurance
St. Louis, MO, United States
September 2018 - present

University of Washington
Director, Claims Services
Seattle, WA, United States
April 2003 - September 2018

Safeco Insurance Company
Director, Home Office Claims
Seattle, WA, United States
July 1984 - April 2003