Aspen Valley Hospital CEO to step down: 5 things to know

Dan Bonk, CEO of Aspen (Colo.) Valley Hospital, is leaving his post, according to an Aspen Daily News report.

Here are five things to know about Mr. Bonk.

1. Mr. Bonk cited a desire to be with his family, which lives in his native Wisconsin, as the reason for his upcoming departure.

2. He has been CEO of Aspen Valley Hospital since early 2014.

3. According to the report, hospital accomplishments during Mr. Bonk's tenure include:

  • Beginning the third of four phases of its facilities remodel and expansion plan
  • Renewing its five-year mill levy
  • Hiring a new hospitalist and several orthopedic surgeons

4. The Aspen Valley Hospital board will have a special meeting to discuss the appointment of an interim CEO to take over for Mr. Bonk, according to the report.

5. Mr. Bonk plans to remain in his position until an interim CEO is chosen and will help out in the first few weeks of their transition before he departs.

 

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