Ascension names new president overseeing Chilton's hospital

Michael Bergmann has joined Ascension Wisconsin as Fox Valley Hospital president overseeing Ascension NE Wisconsin-St. Elizabeth Campus, Ascension NE Wisconsin-Mercy Campus, and Ascension Calumet Hospital in Chilton.

He begins his new role on Jan. 25.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to Ascension Wisconsin. He is a collaborative, results-oriented servant leader with more than 20 years of hospital and medical group experience,” said Monica Hilt, chief operating officer, Ascension Wisconsin. “His thorough knowledge and understanding of the Wisconsin healthcare market will positively impact our organization and the communities we’re privileged to serve.”

Prior to joining Ascension Wisconsin, Bergmann was most recently with Advocate Aurora Health as primary service area president Waukesha/Jefferson. There he was responsible for strategy, resource management, and attaining key targets in health outcomes, safety, patient experience, employee engagement, community perception, and growth.

He received his Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Walden University, his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and he is a licensed registered nurse.

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities.

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