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Jordan Herget J ordan Herget was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Gilroy’s St. Louise Regional Hospital in in November 2016. As CEO, his primary goal is to work with hospital physicians, nurses, staff and volun- teers to identify and implement strategies for hospital revitalization. Herget brings 17 years of hospital executive experience including previous positions as Chief Operating Officer of Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose; and Chief Executive Officer of Oklahoma University Medical Center-Edmond. His expertise includes capital investments, program alignment and development, collaboration with unions, patient satisfaction, and market growth strategies including relationship-building with academic medical centers such as those at UCSF and Stanford. Earlier in his career, Herget was a senior consultant with Ernst & Young, and one of his first clients was Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of the West when it was affiliated with Catholic Healthcare West. Herget holds a Master’s Degree in Health Finance and Management from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He was awarded an Advanced Lean Training Certification from the Virginia Mason Institute and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. “This is an excellent opportunity to be part of the growing communities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill and to join the many dedicated, long-term staff of St. Louise. I am excited to be working with an enthusiastic and experienced team, including our CAO John Hennelly. Our goal is to provide exceptional healthcare service. This will allow local residents to stay in the community for their health- care and hospital needs with confidence in the physicians, facilities, and services that we provide.” 36 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017 gmhtoday.com