NEW CEO TO LEAD TRINITY HEALTH SYSTEM
Steubenville, OH– Catholic Health
Initiatives and the board of directors of CHI Trinity Health System have named
Matt Grimshaw as market chief executive officer of the CHI Trinity system. Grimshaw will join CHI Trinity on July 31,
Grimshaw, 42, is west region president of CHI St. Alexius Health, Williston, ND,
where he is responsible for four critical access hospitals and five clinic
locations across western North Dakota. They are all part of CHI St. Alexius
Health, a regional health system with seven hospitals and multiple clinics serving
central and western North Dakota, northern South Dakota, and eastern Montana.
Schumacher, senior vice president of operations for Catholic Health
Initiatives, said the CHI Trinity board of directors made an excellent choice
in appointing Grimshaw as market CEO. “Matt has a proven record of leadership,
a solid health care operations background and accomplishments in a variety of
complex settings. We are confident that Matt has the experience and ability to
lead CHI Trinity to new heights of service and performance as he builds
relationships with our management team, the medical staff, employees, volunteers
and the community,” Schumacher said.
Mark Morelli, chair
of the CHI Trinity board, said Grimshaw was the board’s candidate of choice.
“One of the things that impressed us most about Matt is his extensive
experience in working with physicians and specialty medical practices as well
as a wide variety of clinical service lines. We believe that from his first day
on, Matt will build upon Trinity’s record of excellence in serving the people
of Steubenville and the surrounding region.”
Grimshaw said he is looking forward to his new
role. “I am truly excited about the opportunity to join CHI Trinity Health
System. This organization is known far and wide for its reputation of
award-winning clinical excellence, dedicated associates, medical staff and
volunteers, and outstanding service to its community. I look forward to continuing the innovation
for which CHI Trinity is known as we strive to enhance our services and improve
the health of those we serve,” he said.
native of Michigan, Grimshaw has more than 17 years of health care leadership
experience at several prominent systems.
At CHI St. Alexius Health System, he has served in his current capacity
since March; however, he has been with CHI St. Alexius, Williston since 2010. During
his tenure at CHI St. Alexius Health System, he led the development of a $20
million campus transformation plan; introduced new specialty health services;
and introduced a new rural track residency program in partnership with the
University of North Dakota to train family practice physicians, among many
outstanding accomplishments. Formerly, Grimshaw was executive vice president
and administrator at Immanuel St. Joseph’s – Mayo Health System, Mankato, MN; and
prior to that held management positions with Alpena Regional Medical Center,
Alpena, MI and St. Mary’s of Michigan, Saginaw, MI.
received a master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University
and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Grimshaw and his wife, Annette
who is an Optometrist, have three children; a son, Joshua (11) and two daughters,
Julia (8) and Joelle (4).
active in numerous civic organizations, including the North Dakota Hospital
Association; Williston Regional Economic Development Corporation; Williston
Chamber of Commerce; Minnesota Hospital Association; and All Tribes Christian
Camp. He also serves on the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota board of
directors and is a member of the New Hope Wesleyan Church.
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CHI Trinity Health System
is a not-for-profit,
faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to the healing ministry of the
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)
is a national nonprofit health organization with
headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Catholic Health Initiatives is comprised of
104 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals
as well as 30 critical-access facilities in 17 states. Together, CHI facilities
provided about $1.1 billion in financial assistance and community benefit in
the 2016 fiscal year, including services and programs for the poor, free
clinics, education and research. With annual operating revenues of $15.9
billion, Catholic Health Initiatives is the nation’s third largest nonprofit health
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