Kim found her passion for health care as a high school volunteer at her local community hospital. She established a career goal then: to become a health care CEO.
She’s gone on to serve as an executive in the industry for 38 years —and as a CEO for the last 25. Kim has experience in nearly every type of delivery structure, including freestanding hospitals and integrated health systems.
At Bryan Health she oversaw an asset base of $1.2 billion, a $750 million operating budget and more than 5,000 employees.
Kim has extensive experience building relationships and crafting effective strategies with private practice physicians. She is also well versed in new business development and creative partnerships, including joint ventures.
Throughout her career, Kim has served on over 20 boards. Currently, she’s on the board of the Foundation for Educational Services and is chair of the Omaha branch of The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
Founder and CEO, Russel Advisors
President and CEO, Bryan Health (Lincoln, Neb.)
President and CEO, Mary Greeley Medical Center (Ames, Iowa)
Chief Operating Officer, The University of Kansas Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.)
Various Executive Positions, culminating in Senior Vice President, Iowa Methodist Medical Center (now known as Unity Point, Des Moines, Iowa)
M.H.A., Washington University Health Administration and Planning Program (St. Louis, Mo.)
B.S., Krannert School of Management, Purdue University