William B. Leaver
Chief Executive Officer
1776 West Lakes Pkwy, Suite 400
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Tel: (515) 241-6347
Fax: (515) 241-6220
About Bill Leaver
Bill Leaver has served as Chief Executive Officer of UnityPoint Health, formerly known as Iowa Health System, since January 2008. Prior to that he was President and Chief Executive officer of Rock Island, Ill.-based Trinity Regional Health System, which is an affiliate of UnityPoint Health. He also has served in several senior executive positions at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Michigan. Mr. Leaver has more than 35 years of executive health care experience.
Mr. Leaver received a B.S. degree in public administration from Western Michigan University and a master's in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan.
A member of many civic and professional associations, he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He serves on the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois board of directors, Principal Charity Classic board of directors and the University of Michigan's Griffith Leadership Center Advisory Board. He is a member of the Iowa Business Council, Health Management Academy, Greater Des Moines Committee and Greater Des Moines Partnership Chair's Circle.
UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems. Through relationships with 29 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities and more than 200 physician clinics, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Iowa and Illinois.
UnityPoint Health entities employ more than 24,000 employees, working toward innovative advancements to deliver the Best Outcome for Every Patient Every Time. Each year through more than 4 million patient visits, UnityPoint Health hospitals and clinics provide a full range of care to patients and families. With annual revenues of $2.7 billion, UnityPoint Health is the fourth largest nondenominational health system in America and provides community benefit programs and services to improve the health of people in its communities.
For media contact: Julia Hogren, 515-241-4136 or Julia.Hogren@unitypoint.org.