Hospital Administrator Mark Henke Guest Speaker at NDDC Forum

The Northfield Downtown Development Corporation (NDDC) is hosting new Northfield Hospital Administrator Mark Henke at their May Downtown Forum.  The forum is Tuesday, May 4th, 8 a.m., in the Riverview Conference Room (lower level) of the historic Archer House River Inn, 212 Division Street.

Henke took over from long-time administrator Ken Bank on April 1st.  He had previously served as the hospital administrator for Sanford Hospital Luverne in Luverne, Minnesota.  Prior to that he was chief operating officer for Winneshiek Medical Center and chief administrative officer for Decorah Clinic–Mayo Health System in Decorah, Iowa (2001-2006). Between 1986 and 2006, Mark served in several administrative roles at Mayo Clinic, including Human Resources, Systems & Procedures, Education, and Regional Health System Administration.

Henke is a 1981 St. Olaf College graduate.  In addition to his St. Olaf bachelor’s degree, he has an MBA from Northern Illinois University.

The NDDC is a non-partisan, non-profit community organization dedicated to the vitality and vibrancy of downtown Northfield. The event is free and open to the public. As always, coffee and cookies will be served.

For more information, contact Executive Director Ross Currier at (507) 663-0319 or