Bill Calhoun

Chief Executive Officer,
Kearney Regional Medical Center


A Wisconsin native, Bill is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin (Madison & Milwaukee) and holds multiple degrees in Business Administration and advanced training in healthcare administration. He is the Chief Executive Officer at Kearney Regional Medical Center. Prior to arriving in Kearney from Florida, Bill was the President & Regional VP for Affinity Health Systems, Ministry Health Care & President of Mercy Medical Center. Bill has been active on boards within the American College of Healthcare Executives, Chambers of Commerce, United Way, Boys and Girls Club, and Rotary during his entire career. He has also been involved with children’s charities like Make-A-Wish and youth programs focused on teen suicide prevention. When he isn’t serving with community organizations, Bill can be found enjoying time with family, traveling with his wife Patti, and keeping his favorite canine companion, Indie, company.

What experience do you have dancing: “Performed in Dancing for the Little Stars in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.”

Words to describe what you look like when you dance: “Fun, upbeat, mechanical.”

Favorite dance: “Freestyle.”

Least favorite dance step: “Anything slow.”

Go-to dance move: “I don’t have one!”

Favorite memory of dancing: “Being a part of Dancing for the Little Stars back in Wisconsin.”

Personal goal for KDWTS: “To raise a lot of money for the causes, and get the crowd excited about our routine!”

Why fans should vote for you: “I have a personal connection to Make-A-Wish, and am excited to support them.”

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