President and CEO of St. Luke's, Kevin Nokels, announced in a letter to employees that he is stepping down.

CBS 3 is reporting that the letter was sent today and that the resignation is effective immediately. They are also reporting that St. Luke's Chief Financial Officer Eric Lohn and Chief Medical Officer Nick Van Deelen will share the job until mid-2021 when a replacement could be found.

Nokels was hired as the new President/CEO in June 2019 and started the job in August. No other details about his resignation were given, but St. Luke's says it will be addressing the issue at some point today, so stay tuned and I'll update the story as more information is released.

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