UnityPoint Health – Dubuque Board Chair, Mike Donohue, announced that Chad Wolbers will become the next president and chief executive officer (CEO) for UnityPoint Health – Dubuque, effective January 21, 2019.
Wolbers returns to UnityPoint Health – Dubuque after serving as the organization’s previous Chief Operations Officer from 2008 – 2015. Chad was successful in spearheading a cath lab certificate of need win and leading a $42 million expansion replacing the emergency department and operating room and consolidating cardiac services. Additionally, he worked on strategy development, partnered with specific service lines on growth and sustainability initiatives and led organizational tactics resulting in improved employee engagement and patient experience.
Wolbers was most recently with Studer Group, a Huron Health Care Solution, as a Consultant and Account Leader. In this role, he served as a leadership coach and trusted advisor to community healthcare organizations. Specifically, Wolbers partnered with these organizations to embed evidence-based strategies into place, enabling these organizations to achieve improvement in their cultures, operations, and overall results.