Leadership

Troy Kastrup
President
Troy has been with Wapiti since 2006 and currently serves as President. Troy has been called to speak and serve as panelist at industry events. During his tenure at Wapiti, Troy spearheaded the merger with Siouxland Staffing Services and the acquisition of Emergency Physicians Associates (EPA). Prior to joining Wapiti, Troy spent 18 years with various food suppliers and manufacturers in different roles. Troy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication from the University of South Dakota.

Troy is married to his wife Karla for over three decades. They have three daughters working in healthcare: a speech therapist serving our rural and Native population, a dentist working in rural Minnesota, and an RN working in the ER. They have one grandson. Troy is on the board of directors for the Grant County Development Corporation, which allows him to serve and promote his community. He relishes traveling and is an insatiable fan of Starbucks and Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. Troy also enjoys college football and can be found cheering on the Huskers on a fall Saturday afternoon.
Kim Herrmann, PA-C
Chief Executive Officer
Kim has been with Wapiti since March 2012 when her company, Siouxland Staffing Services, merged with Wapiti.  She currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, with previous roles as Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Allied Health. Kim has been responsible for staffing, developing and maintaining current business in all of Wapiti's regions.

Kim continues to practice clinically as a physician assistant in emergency medicine/hospitalist roles and assists with clinician development. Kim holds two Bachelors Degrees, one in Zoology from South Dakota State University and one in Physician Assistant Studies from University of South Dakota. Her passion is connecting the science of business with the art of medicine to ensure that patients are well taken care of wherever Wapiti serves. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family at the lake, reading and running
Rob Lovejoy
Senior Vice President of Development/Administrative Services
Rob joined Wapiti in April 2019. Prior to joining our team, Rob served as the Chief Operating Officer of Sanford – Thief River Falls for 13 years and brings extensive experience in healthcare operations and human resources. While at Sanford he was part of the merger with Dakota Clinic, MeritCare and Sanford health. He was the executive lead of the new hospital and clinic building project and opening a new Behavioral Health hospital. Prior to working in healthcare, Rob spent 15 years in IT and Hospitality leadership roles.

Rob and his wife Kim of 30 years have two daughters, a RN and a special Ed teacher. They enjoy spending time traveling, hiking, water skiing and snow skiing. Most days you will also find a yellow lab and a chihuahua in tow.
Jen Lloyd
Vice President of Operations
Jen Lloyd joined Wapiti in January of 2018. Prior to joining our team, she spent 20 years with Avera McKennan Hospital and Avera Medical Group, with previous role as Director of Clinic & Ancillary Services. Jen has a wealth of experience with administrative and operations functions of healthcare spanning across multiple aspects of a healthcare facility – multispecialty clinic practice, CRNA practice, ancillary services, ER coverage, facility business office functions, quality measures, EMR implementation and new facility construction. Her overarching roles focused on serving patients in Critical Access Hospitals and Clinics. Jen currently serves as Vice President of Operations for Wapiti Medical Staffing.

Jen and her husband together have 5 grown children and are supporters of each in their future path to serve the Midwest in construction, agriculture and healthcare. They enjoy spending time together at the lake near their home on a warm summer day, working outside on their acreage, traveling and motorcycle riding. Over the past 20 years, Jen’s passion has resided in rural medicine and maintains one goal, to make a difference in the lives of others.


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Suite 600
Milbank, SD 57252

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