Bellin Health Names Woleske President/CEO

Longtime health system leader succeeds George Kerwin

November 06, 2018

Chris Woleske became President and CEO at Bellin Health in Green Bay October 1. She succeeds 47-year health system veteran George Kerwin, who announced his retirement in June.  

Woleske has been with Bellin Health in a variety of roles since 1998, becoming Executive Vice President and COO in 2016. During her tenure, she has led the acquisition of several specialty practices including Cardiology Associates, Gastroenterology Associates and NEW ENT; expansion of Bellin Health services in Oconto and Marinette; and was instrumental in the development of Bellin Health Titletown Sports Medicine & Orthopedics.

Prior to joining Bellin, Woleske was an attorney at Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C.  She is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program, and Woleske earned her Doctor of Law (J.D.) degree from Marquette University Law School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration from UW-Eau Claire. 

This story originally appeared in the November 06, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter