Wilson Medical Center Names Mark Holyoak CEO

August 10, 2018

Veteran healthcare executive brings vast clinical and operational leadership to WilsonMark Holyoak

Wilson Medical Center today announced that Mark Holyoak has been named its chief executive officer (CEO), effective September 10.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark to Wilson Medical Center,” said Victor Giovanetti, FACHE, LifePoint Health Eastern Group President. “Mark began his career as a nurse and transitioned into operations, a path that has given him a unique perspective on the role that hospitals play in their communities and the needs of employees, physicians and patients. He is known for his passion for quality care, patient safety and satisfaction, and we believe that he is the ideal leader to lead Wilson Medical Center into the future.”

Holyoak comes to Wilson Medical Center from Castleview Hospital, a LifePoint Health facility located in Price, Utah, where he has served as CEO since 2011. Prior to Castleview, he was chief nursing and clinical officer of Ashley Regional Medical Center, a LifePoint hospital in Vernal, Utah. He also previously served as executive clinical director at Wasatch Surgery Center in Salt Lake City, and as nursing supervisor at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas.

“Mark has a great track record as a hospital and community leader,” said Chris Hill, Duke LifePoint Wilson joint venture Board Chair. “His career features impressive accomplishments in helping hospitals improve quality care, better engage their patients, employees and physicians, and grow the many ways they serve their communities. By all accounts he is passionate and dedicated, and we are excited for him to join Wilson Medical Center and the Wilson community.”

Holyoak holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in Utah, a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Creighton University in Nebraska, and a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry from Southern Utah University.

“My family and I are very excited to be making this move to Wilson,” said Holyoak. “From what I have learned of the hospital and its team so far, I am impressed. I look forward to getting on the ground, getting involved, and meeting everyone so that we can begin exploring new ways that we can advance healthcare delivery and improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve throughout this region.”