Brian Dietz Named MDH Interim CEO
MACOMB, Ill. – The McDonough District Hospital Board of Directors voted during a Monday night (June 11) meeting to approve the hiring of Brian Dietz as Interim CEO. Dietz will begin his duties on Friday, June 22, taking over for the departing President/CEO Kenny Boyd.
Dietz has worked with the search firm B.E. Smith on several occasions as an interim CEO, most recently with INTEGRIS Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid, Oklahoma. Dietz spent four years as the CEO at Saint Francis Healthcare in Wilmington, Delaware. He oversaw a full-service community hospital with net revenues in excess of $166 million.
No stranger to west-central Illinois, Dietz worked from September 2008 through May 2009 as the interim CEO at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. From April through October 2012 he was a consulting CEO for St. Mary’s Hospital (part of the Hospital Sisters Health System) in Streator, Illinois.
Dietz has also served in an interim role in healthcare facilities in: Indiana, Idaho, Oregon, Michigan and Illinois. He has worked as a senior executive healthcare professional for more than 35 years.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Frostburg State University and a MHA degree from George Washington University.
“When the committee narrowed down the list of candidates, Brian impressed everyone in the group. He has an impressive track record as an interim CEO. We will not be sitting idle until a permanent CEO is named, Brian will continue to move our organization forward and strengthening our brand. I know he will do an excellent job for McDonough District Hospital,” said MDH Board of Directors Chairman Dr. Rick Iverson.