Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bell Hospital in Ishpeming has named their interim CEO, Mitch Leckelt, to the post permanently.
LifePoint Hospital officials say Leckelt’s management expertise and knowledge of healthcare in the U.P. made him the right person for the position.
The 52-year-old Leckelt served as interim CEO of Bell since July of this year.
Previously, he was Assistant Administrator at Marquette General Hospital.
Another addition has also been named to the LifePoint local executive team.
Ruth Solinski, Senior Director of Human Resources at MGH, has been promoted to Regional VP of Human Resources, effective immediately.
Solinski will oversee existing human resource departments at Bell Hospital, Marquette General Health System and Portage Health in Hancock.