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September 8, 2023

Matt Wille Joins ThedaCare as Chief Operating Officer

ThedaCare leaders are pleased to announce Matt Wille, FACHE, MHA, MPPA, will be joining the organization as Chief Operating Officer for ThedaCare. In this critical leadership role, Matt will share his skills and experience as an operator.

“In my work, I always strive to create a healing environment that we would expect for ourselves and our families,” said Wille. “I feel through the leadership I can provide to support ThedaCare’s operational goals, the organization can continue providing exceptional care for the people of Wisconsin, just as they’ve done for more than a century.”

Wille will collaborate with ThedaCare’s executive leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems that support the growth and population health objectives of the organization.

“ThedaCare’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the communities served, empowering individuals to live their unique, best lives,” said Imran A. Andrabi, MD, FAAFM, ThedaCare president and CEO. “To achieve our vision, we must understand the people in the population, be proactive in creating healthier lives, and provide care immediately when health issues begin. As we are changing the way we deliver care, our leaders will help guide the transformation. Matt’s background demonstrates his commitment to providing the best care possible, which aligns with ThedaCare’s mission, values and promise to our patients.”

Wille received a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University, a Masters of Healthcare Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, serves as a member on Regional Policy Board of the American Hospital Association and serves as the vice chair of the Legislative Policy Panel of the Michigan Hospital Association.

Prior to joining ThedaCare, Wille most recently served as president and CEO of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, MI. He has also held numerous leadership positions at various health systems in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.

Mark Thompson, current chief operating officer and chief financial officer of ThedaCare, will transition to serve as chief transformation investment officer in the new structure created by Froedtert Health and ThedaCare’s planned combined organization, which is expected to launch at the beginning of the new year. 

Wille will begin his role at ThedaCare on October 30, 2023.  

About ThedaCare

For more than 110 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to improving the health and well-being of the communities it serves in Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The organization delivers care to more than 650,000 residents in 17 counties and employs approximately 7,000 providers and team members. ThedaCare has 180 points of care, including eight hospitals. As an organization committed to being a leader in Population Health, team members are dedicated to empowering people to live their unique, best lives. ThedaCare also partners with communities to understand needs, finding solutions together, and encouraging health awareness and action. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts about a patient’s care. ThedaCare is proud to partner with Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to enhance convenient access to the most advanced levels of specialty care. ThedaCare is a not-for-profit health system with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs, as well as primary care.

For more information, visit or follow ThedaCare on social media. Members of the media should call Cassandra Wallace, Public and Media Relations Consultant at 920.442.0328 or the ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah switchboard at 920.729.3100 and ask for the marketing person on call.