He brings nearly 30 years of experience in health care leadership, most recently serving as Regional President and CEO for Presence Health Central Illinois hospitals which include Presence United Samaritans Medical Center (Danville) and Presence Covenant Medical Center (Urbana).
He joined Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in 2005 as the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nurse Executive. In 2013, he added the oversight of Iroquois Memorial Hospital to his responsibilities in that region. He began his career as a clinician, trained as a paramedic and a registered nurse, and has held a variety of staff and management positions on both the clinical and operational sides of health care.
His experiences include both domestic and international work having completed an assignment in the Middle East as part of a military medical health care project in Abu Dhabi. Recognized for his span of clinical and operational expertise and collaborative leadership style, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and earned his MBA in Organizational Leadership and Management from Franklin University in Columbus, OH.
This month’s WIM Fox Valley sponsor is the organization’s co-founder Pat Szpekowski, APR, president of PmS advertising, inc./PR Strategies and Communications in Elgin. The advertising agency/public relations firm specializes in professional writing, media relations, creative graphic design and custom candid event photography. Szpekowski serves as chair of the Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Community Leadership Board of Directors.
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