President & Chief Executive Officer of HRHS
Ken has been with the healthcare system for over five years. As CEO he provides leadership for the system while creating a positive and productive culture. Ken joined the organization in 2011 as the Chief Financial Officer. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2013 and then became the CEO in 2015. He has over 32 years of healthcare leadership experience holding positions in both large and small healthcare organizations. This is not Ken’s first time with Hutchinson hospital as he was an internal auditor for Hutchinson Hospital Corporation in 1983. He worked at HHC until 1989, when he moved to Wichita to pursue a Master’s Degree in Healthcare, which he received in 1994. He is a member of First Church of the Nazarene and enjoys participating in charitable activities in Hutchinson. Ken and his wife Carolyn have been married 33 years and have 2 grown sons.