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Leadership

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Jennifer A. Havens, RN, MHA, Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer A. Havens is the chief executive officer of UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Havens earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Crichton College, Memphis, Tenn., and a master's degree in health administration from Des Moines University. She is a registered nurse and has worked in health care for more than 28 years.

She was previously vice president of operations for Central Iowa Healthcare when it was purchased by UnityPoint Health on May 1, 2017 and became UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown. She simultaneously retained her role as the chief executive officer at Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center.

Havens currently serves as a member of; the American College of Healthcare Executives; the Iowa Hospital Association, District B; the Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders, District B; board member of the Crisis Intervention Services; chapter president of Dollars for Scholars; the Main Street Iowa Revitalization Task Force, Grundy Center; board member of Hawkeye Community College Foundation; the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation Board; Grundy Center Wellness Committee; and board member of the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.

Doris J. Rindels, RN, Vice President

Doris Rindels is the vice president of UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Rindels earned a bachelor's degree in management of healthcare services from Ottawa University in Overland Park, Kansas, and a nursing diploma from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

She volunteers with the Montezuma Fire and Ambulance, represents the hospital on the Poweshiek County EMS association, and serves as a member of the Iowa Organization for Nurse Leaders. Rindels also serves on the advisory boards for nursing programs at Iowa Valley Community College and Indian Hills Community College.

Rindels has been providing healthcare services to Poweshiek County since 1977, first as a nurse in the Wiltfang-Paulson clinic. She joined GRMC full time in 1990 as a nurse in the emergency department. Since then she has filled other roles, including nursing supervisor and director of nursing. In 2005, she became an assistant vice president and was promoted to vice president in 2013. She most recently filled the role of interim chief executive officer from January 2018 through July 2018.

Kyle M. Wilcox, MHA, FACHE, FHFMA, Vice President of Finance & Business Development

Kyle M. Wilcox currently serves as the vice president of finance and business development at UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Prior to his current role, Wilcox served as assistant vice president of finance and director of revenue cycle at Grinnell Regional Medical Center.

Wilcox received his BA in Health and Sport Studies from the University of Iowa and his Master of Health Administration from the University of Iowa. Wilcox is a board certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a board certified Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Wilcox is president of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Iowa Chapter. He also serves as a council member on the University of Iowa College of Public Health Alumni Advisory Council. Locally, he serves on the boards of the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce, Grinnell Community Daycare and Preschool and the Grinnell-Newburg School Foundation. His honors include the William G. Follmer, Robert H. Reeves and Frederick T. Muncie awards for his service to the Healthcare Financial Management Association.