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Kevin Elsberry is named Mercy Vice President of Human Resources

Thursday, May 22, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Elsberry as Vice President of Human Resources.

Prior to his new appointment, Kevin served as director of Human Resources at Mercy. He has been a member of the Mercy Leadership Team since 2001. His years of experience, accomplishments and contributions to the organization made Kevin the ideal choice. Prior to joining Mercy, Kevin worked at Mercy Greeley Hospital in Ames.

Kevin succeeds Robyn Wilkinson in this role. Robyn has been selected by Catholic Health Initiatives for a national human resources position. We are also pleased that Doug Willyard will succeed Kevin as Human Resources Manager where he will oversee daily operations.

Mercy congratulates and thanks Kevin, Robyn and Doug for their years of service and dedication to Mercy’s mission and patients the organization serves.

About Mercy Medical Center  

Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines is an 802-bed acute care, not-for-profit Catholic hospital situated on three campuses.  Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, Mercy is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines. It also is one of the largest employers in the state, with 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 800 physicians and allied health associates.  Mercy Medical Center–Des Moines is a member of Mercy Health Network and is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in

Englewood, Colo.  The faith-based system operates in 18 states and includes 89 hospitals and multiple other facilities and services. 

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