1920-26; 1941-41: Rev. H. L. Fritschel, Lutheran Hospital of Milwaukee                                      

1927: Dr. W. A. Henke, Grandview Hospital, La Crosse                                                                 

1928-29: Dr. J. W. Coons, River Pines Sanitarium, Stevens Point                                                  

1930-37: Dr. R. C. Buerki, University Hospitals, Madison                                                              

1938: Grace T. Crafts, RN,  Madison General Hospital                                                                  

1943-44: Dr. Harold M. Coon, University Hospitals, Madison                                                       

1945: William L. Coffey, Milwaukee County Institutions                                                               

1946: Margaret W. Johnston, RN, Beloit Memorial Hospital                                                        

1947: Joseph G. Norby, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee                                                                

1948: Esther C. Klingman, RN, Theda Clark Memorial Hospital, Neenah                                     

1949: Alida M. Jacobson, RN, Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay                                           

1950: Merton E. Knisely, St. Luke's Hospital, Milwaukee                                                             

1951: Stanley L. Sims, Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse                                                                      

1952: Franklin D. Carr, Waukesha Memorial Hospital                                                                 

1953: Rev. A. H. Schmeuszer, Deaconess Hospital, Milwaukee                                                     

1954: Mary Evans, R.N., Beloit Memorial Hospital                                                                       

1955: Stuart Hummel, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee                                                                  

1956: Riley McDavid, Kenosha Memorial Hospital                                                                        

1957: Robert Griffiths, Appleton Memorial Hospital                                                                     

1958: John W. Rankin, Milwaukee County Institutions                                                                

1959: Karl H. York, St. Luke's Hospital, Racine                                                                               

1960: Monsignor Edmund J. Goebel, Archdiocese of Milwaukee                                                  

1939-40; 1961: Nels Hanshus, Luther Hospital, Eau Claire                                                            

1962: Martin H. Albrecht, University Hospitals, Madison                                                              

1963: Harold C. Guntner, Memorial Hospital, Menomonie                                                          

1964: Robert M. Jones, Waukesha Memorial Hospital                                                                  

1965: Sr. Mary Josephine, DC, St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee                                                    

1966-67: Glen L. Maher, Grandview Hospital, La Crosse                                                              

1968: Edward J. Logan, Milwaukee Children's Hospital                                                                

1969: Gordon N. Johnsen, Madison General Hospital                                                                    

1970: Eugene W. Arnett, Memorial Hospital of Taylor County, Medford                                     

1971: Ted E. Besser, Hudson Memorial Hospital                                                                           

1972: Dean K. Roe, Lutheran Hospital of Milwaukee, Inc.                                                             

1973: Kenneth Van Bree, Divine Savior Hospital & Nursing Home, Portage                                 

1974: Sr. Mary Gregory Hanson, St. Francis Hospital, La Crosse                                                  

1975: John R. Shepard, Appleton Memorial Hospital                                                                    

1976: William E. Johnson, Jr., Methodist Hospital, Madison                                                         

1977: David R. Jaye, Jr., St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield                                                             

1978: Leo C. Bargielski, Watertown Memorial Hospital,                                                              

1980: Ronald W. Labott, West Allis Memorial Hospital                                                                 

1981: Donald Orleans, Holy Family Hospital, Manitowoc                                                             

1982: Lowell J. Miller, Memorial Medical Center, Ashland                                                          

1983: Robert E. Drisner, Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls                               

1984: Matthew W. Hubler, Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire                                                      

1985: James J. Sexton, St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac                                                                 

1986: Joseph J. Neidenbach, St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay                                                       

1987: Leland J. Olkowski, Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley                                                      

1988: G. Edwin Howe, Aurora Health Care, Inc., Milwaukee                                                        

1989: Otto L. Cox, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton                                                                        

1990: Paul A. Miller, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff                                                 

1991: John F. Schuler, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee                                                                     

1992: Daniel N. Manders, Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston                                                   

1993: Thomas Miller, III, Myrtle Werth Medical Center, Menomonie                                           

1994: Terri L. Potter, Meriter Hospital, Madison                                                                            

1995: Donald C. Sibery, Community Health Care, Inc., Wausau                                                     

1996: Daniel Hymans, Memorial Medical Center, Ashland                                                            

1997: Dave Fish, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls                                                                     

1998: Mark Knight, Covenant Healthcare System, Inc., Milwaukee                                              

1999: George Johnson, Reedsburg Medical Center                                                                          

2000: Bill Petasnick, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee                                       

2001: Theresa Richards, Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield                                                           

2002: Rexford Titus, III, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha                                                  

2003: Gerald Worrick, Door County Memorial Hospital, Sturgeon Bay                                       

2004: Charles Shabino, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Care, Wausau               

2005: Edward Wolf, President/CEO, Lakeview Medical Center, Rice Lake                                   

2006: Mary Starmann-Harrison, Regional President/CEO, SSM Health Care of WI, Madison     

2007: Robert Fale, President/CEO, Agnesian Health Care, Fond du Lac                                     

2008: Kenneth Buser, President/CEO, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Racine                          

2009: Michael Schafer, CEO/Administrator, Spooner Health System, Spooner                            

2010: David Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Froedtert Health, Milwaukee                                    

2011: Nick Turkal, President & CEO, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee                                         

2012: Sandy Anderson, President, St. Clare Hospital, Baraboo                                                     

2013: Dan Neufelder, Senior VP & Chief Operating Officer of Ministry Health Care                  

2014: Ed Harding, President/CEO, Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette

2015: Therese Pandl, President/CEO, HSHS- Eastern WI Division

2016: Mike Wallace, President/CEO, Fort HealthCare, Fort Atkinson