Wapiti Medical Staffing is pleased to welcome Rob Lovejoy in the role of Senior Vice President of Development. Rob brings with him extensive experience in healthcare operations and human resources.
In his new role, Rob will be responsible for designing growth strategies for Wapiti as we continue to expand and market to new facilities. He will assist in the establishment of new relationships with healthcare systems. Rob will also advocate for facilities and develop proposals that speak to their needs, concerns, and objectives.
Rob previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Sanford – Thief River Falls for 13 years. 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.
Welcome aboard, Rob!