Cynthia K. McGuire, FACHE
President and CEO
Cynthia joined Monadnock Community Hospital as President and CEO in February of 2014. She has over 25 years of experience working in a variety of healthcare settings, and was most recently the Chief Operating Officer with Adirondack Health based in Saranac Lake, NY. Cynthia has a Master of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration from Sage Graduate School in Troy, NY. She is certified as a Healthcare Quality Professional and is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has served on many nonprofit boards over the last several years including the Russell Sage Evening College Alumni Board of Trustees, the Schenectady YMCA and the Capital District YMCA, the Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake, N.Y., the Adirondack Housing Development Corporation and the NYS Health Care Managers Association (ACHE Chapter). Cynthia currently serves as Immediate Past Chair of the New Hampshire Hospital Association Board, as Chair of the NHHA, Advocacy Task Force, and as a Member of the Section Small or Rural Hospitals Regional Policy Board 1 of the American Hospital Association. She and her husband, Harry, currently reside in Peterborough, NH.
Daniel Perli, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Perli joined Monadnock Community Hospital in April 2021. Dr. Perli completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Saint Vincent/UMASS Medical Center in Worcester, MA. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Bryant University in Rhode Island. He has served as the Director of Hospital Medicine since 2017 and as a hospitalist physician for MCH and CMC. In addition, he has served as the Director of Utilization Management and is Physician Advisor for Clinical Documentation at Catholic Medical Center.
Laura A. Gingras, CPA, CFRE
Vice President of Philanthropy and Community Relations
Laura joined MCH in 2000 and has 24 years of experience in health care philanthropy and communications. She earned her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Glassboro State University and holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Emmanuel College. Laura is also holds a CPA certification. She is past President of the Peterborough Rotary Club, past Chair of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Board, a member of several area boards, and a recipient of the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce’s Woman of the Year award in 2018. Laura lives in Peterborough with her husband Dave.
Vicki Loughery, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Vicki joined MCH in February of 2011. She has 36 years of Nursing experience in a variety of settings, and currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. She is also a Certified Executive Nurse Practitioner. Vicki has previous management experience in Acute Care, Home Care, Research and Education as well as a Clinical Nursing Instructor. Vicki resides in Dublin and has one daughter, Kristen, who resides in Miami, FL.
Vice President, HR
John joined MCH in January of 2013. John has 40 years of Human Resources experience. John earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Syracuse University and some advanced work from North Texas State. He has a SPHR designation (Senior Professional Human Resources) which is a top designation in HR field. John served in the Peerless Insurance Company as Vice President of Human Resources. John was an active member of the Presidents Executive team for the billion dollar, multi state Insurance Company. John is past President of the Monadnock Big Brother, Big Sister program and coordinator of major fundraising events for the Monadnock Aids Society. Currently he is co-founder of his own Theater production group, “Small Pond Theater”. John is a Keene, NH resident where he resides with his wife Margaret.
Executive Vice President-Administration & Chief Financial Officer
Rich has been with MCH for 24 years, as Controller, Director of Peri-operative Services and now as Chief Financial Officer. He obtained his BS in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut, and his MBA from Plymouth State College. Rich’s work experience includes a mental health facility, a children’s hospital, an insurance company and a rehabilitation facility. He is a member of HFMA, ACHE, and serves as treasurer of the New Hampshire Rural ACO. In addition, he has served on the town of Dublin Budget Committee for 12 years and 9 years as a trustee of trust funds. In his spare time he is active on the board of the local Cal Ripken League as a Board member and coach. He resides in Peterborough with his two young sons.
Denise Plano, MHA, MSN, CPHQ, CHC Vice President, Org. Excellence & Compliance Officer
Denise joined MCH in 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience in nursing and healthcare administration. She has a MSN in Nursing Administration from the State University of New York Institute of Technology and a Masters in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), holds a Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and a post graduate certificate in Nursing Education from the University of Anchorage. She has been active on faculty at State University of New York for six years and is currently teaching Nursing Management and Leadership. Denise has a diverse background in healthcare leadership positions that include risk management, healthcare compliance, home health, public health, medical surgical nursing and long-term care. She is currently residing in New Hampshire after working for several years in Palmer and Juneau Alaska