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Published on July 08, 2020

Bryan Health Adds New Leaders Across the State

Bryan Health has added new leaders across the state.

"These individuals bring to the Bryan Health team proven expertise in health care stewardship,” said Russ Gronewold, Bryan Health president and chief executive officer. “Each has unique strengths and backgrounds in health care that will help us continue to collaborate and provide excellent care to those we serve."

New Bryan Health Senior Leaders

Maria Isquierdo - chief human resources officer, Bryan Health. Isquierdo has 16 years of health care human resources experience, most recently serving as human resources executive director at Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Patrick Ganyo, vice president, Rural Services Division, Bryan Health. Ganyo first joined Bryan Health in 2011 as chief administrative officer for Bryan Heart. And since 2014, Ganyo has led Bryan Health Connect and Bryan Health Connect ACO, LLC.

Michael Dewerff, chief financial officer, Bryan Health. Most recently Dewerff was senior vice president and chief financial officer for the Des Moines region of UnityPoint Health, a Des Moines, Iowa-based, integrated health system.

Rural Hospital CEOs

Patrick Avila – chief executive officer, Merrick Medical Center. Avila mostly recently was vice president of operations and then chief operating officer at Belton Regional Medical Center, Belton, Missouri. Avila joins Merrick Medical Center in August.

Stephanie Boldt – chief executive officer, Crete Area Medical Center. Boldt previously was chief operating officer at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron, Nebraska.

Julie Rezac – chief executive officer, Saunders Medical Center. Rezac most recently was chief operating officer at Saunders Medical Center and has held several other positions there since 2002.


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