Member News: Normington-Slay Named President of Ascension North Central Region Hospitals

June 16, 2017

Ascension has named Jeremy Normington-Slay president for its hospitals in its north central region of Wisconsin. He will provide senior leadership and oversight of Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston; Ministry Saint Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point; Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill and Ministry Our Lady of Victory Hospital, Stanley.

Normington-Slay began his career with Ascension Wisconsin as a doctor of physical therapy at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - St. Joseph Campus in Milwaukee in 2001. He also has managed critical access hospitals in Cherokee, Iowa and Friendship, Wisconsin, from 2003 to 2014. Normington-Slay comes to central Wisconsin after most recently serving as the chief administrative officer for Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, part of Ascension. 

Normington-Slay earned a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Concordia University, Mequon and an MBA from Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and is currently an ACHE board member of the Wisconsin Chapter. He serves on the WHA Advocacy Committee and has served on the Board of Directors of the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative and numerous community boards. 

The addition of Normington-Slay rounds out the senior leadership team for Ascension Wisconsin’s North Region. He joins Sandra Anderson who serves as president of Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff; Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, Eagle River, Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital, Rhinelander and Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, Tomahawk. Executive leaders for Ascension Wisconsin’s North Region include Debra Standridge, regional president; Stewart Watson, MD, regional chief medical officer; Sharon Baughman, regional chief nursing officer and Sister Lois Bush, regional vice president of integration.

This story originally appeared in the June 16, 2017 edition of WHA Newsletter