CommonSpirit Health Announces Chief Executive Officer for Pueblo and Canon City Hospitals

June 13, 2024

Mike Cafasso to serve as CEO of St. Mary-Corwin and St. Thomas More hospitals

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) June 13, 2024 – CommonSpirit Health is pleased to announce Mike Cafasso will serve as CEO for St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo and St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, effective June 23, 2024.

Mike, who has served our ministry in Southern Colorado since 2011, was named CEO for St. Mary-Corwin in February of 2018. He has served as the interim CEO for St. Thomas More since July 2023. As a compassionate, employee-first leader, Mike understands the unique challenges that face our communities in Southern Colorado and has continued to find opportunities to expand services, recruit top-tier providers and meet the needs of the community through our prescription food program and community garden.

Prior to joining CommonSpirit Health, Mike served as the Colorado President for American Bank of Commerce. This role gave him a hyper-focused dedication to customer service and creating exceptional experiences for both employees and patients.

Mike earned his Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Colorado State University Pueblo. He received his graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.

We are grateful his leadership will continue to have a positive impact on our healing ministry in Southern Colorado.



CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 by Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. The Mountain Region includes 20 hospitals, 240 physician practices and clinics, emergency and urgent care centers, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado. With its national office in Chicago and a team of over 175,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit operates 142 hospitals and more than 2,200 care sites across 24 states. In FY 2022, CommonSpirit had revenues of $33.9 billion and provided $4.9 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at