ThedaCare Promotes Hess as Vice President of Market Development, Sales

Chris Hess

New Position Designed to Develop Business Relationships, Opportunities


ThedaCare has promoted Chris Hess to the new position of vice president, market development and sales.

In his new role, Hess will work directly with ThedaCare’s employer, payer and broker customers representing all aspects of the system. He will use his market, strategic and sales experience to develop long-term relationships and establish business opportunities that highlight the value ThedaCare brings to customers. Hess will also be responsible for all aspects of ThedaCare’s sales process.

Hess joined ThedaCare in 2013 as a senior brand manager in the marketing department, focusing on business planning and brand strategy support for ThedaCare Physicians and the system’s cancer business line. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from St. Norbert College in De Pere and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Additionally, Hess serves on the steering committee for the United Way’s Emerging Leaders program.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of seven hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, ThedaCare Medical Center-New London, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. Community Health Network, which includes Community Memorial Hospital in Berlin, and Wild Rose Memorial Hospital are in the process of affiliating with ThedaCare. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is one of the largest employers in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.