Rush Copley Medical Center CEO Barry Finn to retire after 17-year tenure

Rush Copley Medical Center's President and CEO Barry C. Finn will retire Nov. 15.

Mr. Finn has served as leader of the Aurora, Ill.-based hospital for 17 years. Under his leadership, the hospital invested more than $300 million in its growth, including building the Rush Copley Healthcare Center in Yorkville, Ill., establishing six Rush Convenient Care Centers and deploying an EHR system.

Mr. Finn also led the hospital's integration with Chicago-based Rush University System for Health in 2017.

He joined Rush Copley Medical Center in 1996, initially serving as CFO and then COO, before becoming CEO in 2002. He also holds the title of senior vice president and hospital integration officer for Rush.

John Diederich will succeed Mr. Finn. He is currently COO of the hospital, a role he has held for 13 years.

Mary Shilkaitis, RN, current vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at Rush Copley Medical Center, will become senior vice president of operations and COO. The leadership changes will take place Nov. 15.

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