Iroquois Memorial Hospital Names Michael Tilstra as new CEO

January 27, 2022 / 5 mins read

The Iroquois Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Tilstra as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Iroquois Memorial Hospital. The Board is confident that Mr. Tilstra will bring positive leadership to the organization. He understands the vital role that IMH plays in the community and knows how this organization impacts the quality of life in the area.

Mike was born at Iroquois Memorial Hospital and resides in Onarga, IL with his wife Amy and three sons Ryan, Aiden, and Collin. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Western Illinois University and later a Master in Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University. He brings substantial governmental experience at the local, state, and federal levels. He most recently served as the Administrative Director of Nexus - Onarga Academy for almost 30 years.

In addition, Mike served as Village President of Onarga for sixteen years, Iroquois Mental Health Center Board Chairman, Federated Bank Trustee, and a member of the Iroquois Economic Development Board. Mike has enjoyed coaching youth in various capacities and currently coaches Iroquois West High School boys and girls golf.