Hoyt Skabelund

Chief Executive Officer

Sterling Regional MedCenter

Division CEO, Banner Health's Rural Hospitals  

skabelund hoy newtHoyt Skabelund was named CEO of Sterling Regional MedCenter and Division CEO for Banner Health’s Rural Hospitals in 2017.  

Skabelund started with Banner at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in 2014. He came to Banner from Clovis, New Mexico, where he served as administrator for Plains Regional Medical Center, part of Presbyterian Healthcare Services. Prior to that, Skabelund held administrator positions at Socorro General Hospital in Socorro, New Mexico, and Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, New Mexico.  

Skabelund also has extensive experience in health information management. A certified management accountant, he holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Utah State University. In addition, he has a master’s in health care administration and a master’s in business administration from the University of Minnesota.