Milwaukee, WI, October 29, 2012 – Columbia St. Mary’s is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan M. Spooner to the position of President of Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Division including Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee, Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Ozaukee, Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Institute, and Columbia St. Mary’s Women’s Hospital. Spooner assumes the position from interim president, Marian Purdue. Spooner begins his role Monday, October 29, 2012.
“I am delighted to welcome Allan Spooner to the leadership team at Columbia St. Mary’s,” said Mark Taylor, President & CEO of Columbia St. Mary’s Health System. “Some years ago, I had the distinct pleasure of working with Allan at St. John Providence Health System in Detroit, MI., where he served as Vice President Business and Corporate Development. During that time I witnessed Allan’s strong leadership skills in clinical program development, engaging communication style and demonstrated success in managing a multi-hospital environment. We are fortunate to have someone of his caliber and solid track record join our team, advancing our mission and deep commitment to patient care.”
Spooner has more than 18 years experience in healthcare leadership including his most recent role as President and Chief Executive Officer at the Rose de Lima Campus of Dignity Health’s St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in Henderson, Nevada. Prior to joining St. Rose, Spooner served as a vice president for Ascension Health, St. Louis, MO. He also served as Vice President Business and Corporate Development at St. John Providence Health System in Detroit, MI. Spooner’s past experience includes tenure at Tenet Health System and a consulting role at KPMG Peat Marwick. Spooner received an AB in Engineering Science from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and an MBA in Finance and Policy Studies from the University of Chicago School of Business.