Since 2021, Kim Hawthorne has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers. Kim has more than 35 years of healthcare leadership experience, working in public health and other health systems across Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.
Kim received her Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Administration from Northern Illinois University. Additionally, she is a certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executive (FACHE).
Prior to her work at Scenic Bluffs, Kim spent twelve years with Mayo Clinic running a rural hospital and various primary care and surgical practices. She also spent time with Gundersen and The Monroe Clinic, as well as 10 years working for both national and provider owned health plans. Kim holds many professional recognitions and awards, is an experienced speaker and presenter, and has been involved in many statewide and community boards, coalitions and committees, including the Rural WI Healthcare Cooperative.