Regional President, MidMichigan Health
In January of 2020, Marita was named Regional President of MidMichigan Health with areas of responsibility including MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare, MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot and MidMichigan Medical Center – Mt. Pleasant. In July of 2017, she was named the President of MidMichigan Medical Center's in Gratiot and Mt. Pleasant.
A native of Spring Lake, Mich., Marita holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Francis in Ft. Wayne, Ind., and a bachelor’s degree in psychology with honors from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant.
She joined MidMichigan Health from Wausau, Wis., where she had a wide range of responsibilities. Marita served as the chief experience officer of Connexus Credit Union for two and a half years before joining MidMichigan Health. Prior to that she was with the Aspirus health system, also in Wausau, where she held positions of increasing scope and responsibility from vice president of physician support services to interim president and chief operating officer of the Aspirus Wausau Hospital and finally senior vice president of provider relations and service lines for Aspirus, Inc.
Marita is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives, and also holds a Certification in Professional Medical Services Management. In addition, she is a registered yoga teacher.
Marita believes strongly in community service and has been active with organizations such as the United Way and the YWCA.