Sheila Clough, Chief Executive Officer

Sheila joined Mercy Flights on June 29, 2020, bringing more than 28 years of healthcare leadership experience to the MFI team — including 17 years at the executive level. A respected health care leader and active member of the Southern Oregon community, Sheila has long been inspired by Mercy Flights’ rich history, legacy and community roots. Sheila is responsible for oversight of administration and operations and leading the organization’s long-term strategic planning process. The strategic plan will build on Mercy Flights’ strengths and open doors to discover innovative ways in which we can serve as leaders and role models in our industry. In 2013, Clough and her family relocated to Southern Oregon from Woodruff, Wisconsin, where she served as President and CEO for Howard Young Health Care, a regional affiliate of  the $2 billion Ministry Health Care system. Prior to joining Mercy Flights, she served as CEO for Asante Ashland.

Renee Schroyer, Chief Financial Officer

As the CFO at Mercy Flights, Inc., Renee is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Billing, and Human Resources.  Renee joined Mercy Flights in August of 2017 and brings over 20 years of healthcare finance experience.  Most recently, Renee was the CFO of Sutter Surgical Hospital in Yuba City, California where she spent 8 years overseeing the financial operations as well as serving on the executive leadership team.  Renee has a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University with an emphasis in accounting, and an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resources Management, as well as a CPA license in California.

Tim James, Chief Operations Officer

Tim is responsible for the operations at Mercy Flights. He has been with Mercy Flights for over 18 years in many roles which include Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Field Supervisor, and Medical Operations Manager. Tim was promoted to Chief Operations Officer for Mercy Flights in January of 2014. Tim has been in the Emergency Medical Services industry for over 32 years. He started his career as a volunteer for College Place Ambulance in Washington and then graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1990.  Tim’s previous EMS experience also includes five years as a Paramedic in Santa Clara County, California, and seven years as Paramedic/Training Supervisor in Tillamook Oregon.  Tim is a licensed Oregon State Paramedic.