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Winner Regional Health Welcomes New CEO

​The Winner Regional Health Board of Directors is pleased to announce that
Brian Williams, RHCEOC, has been named the new Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June
20th, Williams will oversee the strategic and operational initiatives for the organization.

The Winner Regional Health Board of Directors conducted a nationwide search for a new CEO, using Sumption & Wyland to support the recruitment process. Williams was selected from a pool of candidates for his outstanding leadership, experience, and passion for rural health care.

“Winner Regional Health is dedicated to improving the quality of life in our region by providing comprehensive local health care, and we sought a leader who could continue to build on this mission,” said Roger Kingsbury, Board Chair. “We feel Brian will be a strong fit with our vision and values, and we look forward to working with him to continue advancing. health care in the region.”

Williams previously served as the CEO at Coal Country Community Health Center in Beulah,
North Dakota, and Sakakawea Medical Center in Hazen, North Dakota, where he oversaw the

daily operations and strategic initiatives for the federally qualified health center and nonprofit 13-bed critical access hospital.Williams also served as the Vice President of Professional Services at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, Montana, and Chief Operations Officer at Arbor Health in Morton, Washington. He holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.

“It is an honor to join Winner Regional Health as Chief Executive Officer,” Williams said. “The organization provides critically important health care services to the region, and I look forward to partnering with the talented staff, physicians, board members and volunteers at Winner Regional to ensure we provide the best possible care to our patients and their families.”

Charisse Oland, EdD, FACHE, MHA, RD, served as interim CEO while the board conducted their
search. The Winner Regional Health Board of Directors enthusiastically thanks Oland for her
service and leadership throughout the transition.

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