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GRHC names Joel Gehling new Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Grant Regional Health Center is pleased to announce and welcome Joel Gehling as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 5. Gehling brings nearly 30 years of financial experience including 25 years in the healthcare industry.

Through a detailed and in-depth process, five interview candidates were interviewed from an extensive list of applicants. The interview process included discussions with the Board of Directors, Administration, and associated departments. Gehling was selected because of his broad healthcare experience, financial knowledge, and his passion for rural healthcare.

Gehling began his professional financial career in healthcare at The Finley Hospital in Dubuque and continued to gain experience at previous positions including Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County in Darlington and most recently at Grand River Medical Group in Dubuque, Iowa.

"We are thrilled to welcome Joel and excited for him to join our exceptional staff," said Dave Smith GRHC President/CEO. "With his experience in financial management, medical staff relations, and service line development, he brings the perfect combination of skills and qualities to help lead us to further success."

“I look forward to joining Grant Regional’s team and getting involved in the Lancaster community,” Gehling expressed. “I’m excited to put my knowledge and skills to work at an exciting time of growth for this regional hospital!”