William Wagnon, FACHE, joined St. John’s Health as Chief Executive Officer on February 1, 2021. Will brings more than 20 years of senior leadership experience at hospitals in Virginia, Nevada, Colorado, and Florida. Most recently, he was CEO of Henrico, Parham, and Retreat Doctors’ Hospitals in Richmond, VA, a system recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals.
Will has achieved numerous accolades during his career for hospitals he has led, including recognition for being in the top 10% in the nation for services including orthopedics and overall cardiac care. Will attributes his accomplishments to a focus on clinical differentiation and an operating belief that “Good Medicine is Good Business.”
Will earned his master’s degree in health administration from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon.