Member News: Stoughton Hospital Names DeGroot as President/CEO

March 23, 2018

Dan DeGroot has been named president/CEO of Stoughton Hospital. DeGroot, who officially begins work May 7, 2018 at Stoughton Hospital, has more than 35 years of experience in health care.

Most recently, DeGroot worked at St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, owned by Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), where he served as chief operating officer for a 25-bed community hospital. DeGroot has an additional 20 years of administrative experience, having held leadership roles with Marshfield Clinic, Allina Hospital and Clinics and Bellin Health System.

DeGroot received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Wisconsin Rural Health Cooperative and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. DeGroot currently serves on WHA’s Council on Rural Health, Council on Public Policy, Advocacy Committee and Transparency Task Force.

DeGroot replaces Terry Brenny, who will retire June 1, 2018 after 28 years of dedicated service.

This story originally appeared in the March 23, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter