Hoyt Skabelund, a Utah native with more than 20 years of health care leadership, is CEO of Banner Health’s Rural Division of 10 hospitals located in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada and California.
Prior to his current role, Skabelund was CEO of Sterling Regional MedCenter in Sterling, CO. He also served as the CEO of Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, NV, and as the administrator for Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, NM, Socorro General Hospital in Socorro, NM, and Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, NM. Prior to his executive career he served in various health information management positions.
Skabelund received his master’s in health care administration and master’s in business administration from the University of Minnesota and his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Utah State University and is a Certified Management Accountant.