2016 South Sound
Heart & Stroke Walk Chair
President and CEO
MultiCare Health System
Bill Robertson is pleased to
chair the Heart and Stroke Walk for a second year. Returning, after
his first term set a new record in funds raised and exceeded the event goal.
“Bill” Robertson joined MultiCare Health System as its President and CEO in May
of 2014.MultiCare is a not-for-profit
health care organization with more than 10,000 employees and a comprehensive
network of services throughout Pierce, South King, Thurston and Kitsap
counties.The organization’s heritage
dates back to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital in 1882. Since then, the
organization has grown to meet the ever-changing needs of our region-always
focusing on excellence, innovation and patient care.
made up of five hospitals including Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center,
Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Tacoma General
Hospital, numerous outpatient specialty centers, primary and urgent care
clinics, as well as a variety of other services and community outreach
Robertson served as the President and CEO of Adventist HealthCare, Inc., which
operates Washington Adventist Hospital, Hackettstown Regional Medical Center,
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Adventist Behavioral Health, Adventist
Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland, Adventist Home Health, and a number of
other health care services.Based in
Rockville, Adventist HealthCare is one of the largest private employers in
Montgomery County, employing more than 6,500 people and caring for nearly
450,000 patients each year.Robertson
served as President and CEO of this non-profit corporation from the spring of
2000 through the spring of 2014.
to joining Adventist HealthCare, Inc., Robertson served for nearly four years
as the Chief Executive Officer of Shawnee Mission Medical Center, one of the
largest and most preferred hospitals in the Kansas City area and he was the
Executive Vice President and CFO of Huguley Health System in Fort Worth, Texas
from 1988 to 1996.
received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern Adventist University
and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.
seeks to be significantly community engaged and in Maryland was involved with a
number of community organizations including BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Board;
The Governor’s Workforce Investment Board; The Governor’s P-20 Leadership
Council of Maryland; The Maryland Workforce Corporation Board; Montgomery
County Chamber of Commerce Board and Economic Development Committee; Strathmore
Hall Foundation Board and Washington Adventist University Board of Trustees.