Milwaukee, WI, November 20, 2013 - Mark Taylor, President and CEO of Columbia St. Mary’s, announced today his plans to retire from Columbia St. Mary’s effective June 30, 2014. Mr. Taylor has led Columbia St. Mary’s since February, 2011.
“Columbia St. Mary’s is financially strong and prepared for the future,” said Mark Taylor. “We have a 10-year Operating Vision that has focused our efforts on delivering high quality and excellent value. Columbia St. Mary’s is well-positioned for the dramatic changes underway in healthcare today.”
The national search for Columbia St. Mary’s new President and CEO will commence immediately. A search committee of the Board will be interviewing both internal and external candidates over the next several months.
“On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, we want to thank Mark for his extraordinary service to Columbia St. Mary’s and our community”, said Bruce McDonald, Chair of the Columbia St. Mary’s Board of Directors. “Through his visionary leadership, Columbia St. Mary’s has achieved the well-deserved recognition as a leader in reshaping how healthcare will be delivered not only in Milwaukee and Wisconsin, but across the nation.”