Chris Harvey, MD

SWMCF Board President
Chris came to work as a Pediatrician for Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles in 2005. He has continued to practice in Niles through several integrations and is now part of Corewell Health. He also serves as a Medical Director for Corewell. He is married to Jana and they have four daughters. Chris and his family have served on short-term mission trips to Papua New Guinea, Kenya, and Cameroon. In his free time, he enjoys attending his daughters' soccer games.

Jeff Templeton

SWMCF Board Vice President
After retiring from Whirlpool Corporation as a financial executive, Jeff served for twelve years as Missions Director at his home church, The Chapel. He has served in leadership positions on the boards for a variety of nonprofits and ministries in addition to SWMCF, including a hospital, a Christian school, the local YMCA, The Chapel and others. He also taught for many years as an adjunct professor at Siena Heights University and at Hope College. Jeff and his wife, Sue, enjoy being involved in the lives of their five grandchildren.
Warren White, Jr.

Warren White, Jr.

SWMCF Board Secretary/Treasurer
Warren is a founding board member of the SWMCF, served as the administrator of Southwestern Medical Clinic for 17 years and Corewell Health’s Vice President of Physician Practices for 10 years. He currently is the Chair of Christian Medical Dental Association’s (CMDA) Christian Healthcare Executive Collaborative (CHEC). Since retirement in 2020, he continues to consult and teach healthcare leadership internationally. He enjoys traveling with his wife, Marcy, spending time with his 6 grandkids, and pursuing outdoor activities.

Shannon Brown

SWMCF Trustee
Shannon is a Physician Assistant working for Corewell Health in informatics as well as primary care since 2001. She and her husband have a long history of short-term mission trips to Africa, Haiti, Dominican Republic and state-side where Shannon does medical work while Luke exercises his financial and construction expertise. This experience helps her to serve on our mission-oriented board. She also enjoys volunteering in multiple roles at her church and community as well as raising their two children.

Garrett Muhlstadt

SWMCF Trustee
Garrett came to work in Family Medicine for Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles in 2023. Prior to this, he served among an underserved population in urban South Bend, Indiana. He is passionate about meeting the marginalized where they are, and recognizing and respecting their dignity as humans created in the image of God. Currently, this is most evident in his practice of addictions medicine. In the past, he has found opportunities through short term trips to Papua New Guinea and urban Indianapolis. He is married to Abbie and they have 2 sons, Micah and Malachi. Garrett and Abbie enjoy spending time with family through hiking, going to the beach, playing games together, and going on any other adventure the day may throw at them.

Directors and officers


Olivia Cochran Term expiring December 2024
Meghan Murphey Steen Term expiring December 2024
Warren C. White, Jr., Secretary/Treasurer Term expiring December 2024


Shannon Brown Term expiring December 2025
Jereme Long Term expiring December 2025
Daniel Metzger Term expiring December 2025


Christopher Harvey, President Term expiring December 2026
Garrett Muhlstadt Term expiring December 2026
Jeff Templeton, Vice-President Term expiring December 2026