G.U. Alumna to Assume Leadership at Greenville Hospital

Published: April 13, 2021

Kelly Sager, a 2003 graduate of Greenville Universitys Organizational Leadership program, has been named president and chief executive officer for HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, Illinois. She will assume her new leadership role March 18.

Sager currently serves as chief nurse executive for HSHS Southern Illinois Division. The division includes hospitals in OFallon, Effingham, Breese, Highland and Greenville.

G.U. Alumna to Assume Leadership at Greenville HospitalIn a press release, James Dover, president and CEO of the HSHS Southern Illinois Division, said, Kelly has a long history of dedicated service to HSHS and is deeply committed to our hospitals mission of revealing and embodying Christs healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry. Her proven leadership will be a true asset to the growth of our ministry in Greenville, and we are so pleased she has accepted our invitation to serve in this new role within HSHS.

In addition to her bachelors in organizational leadership from G.U., Sager holds a bachelors in sociology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and a master of science in nursing administration from Bellevue University (Nebraska). She received her licensed practical nursing (LPN) diploma from Lakeland College of Nursing in Effingham.

Sager is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders.

In an article for The Effingham Daily News, Sager said she looks forward to serving communities in Bond County:

Through my role as the CNO for the HSHS Southern Illinois Division, I have seen excellence and compassionate caring demonstrated by those who serve at Holy Family Hospital, and I couldnt be more excited to support and advance this high level of quality care.

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