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ACMC names new administrator

WILLMAR — Stephen Gerberding has been hired as the new administrator of Affiliated Community Medical Centers, effective in December.

ACMC made the announcement Monday.

Terry Tone, ACMC’s current executive administrator, is retiring in 2015 and will work alongside Gerberding through 2014 as the leadership transition takes place.

Gerberding has more than 30 years of experience in leading, growing and improving health care organizations. He previously served in administrative roles for group practices in Sartell, St. Cloud, Waconia and Minneapolis.

He earned both a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in hospital and health care administration from the University of Minnesota. Gerberding is a board member for the Minnesota Medical Group Management Association and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also serves on a number of professional and community boards in his hometown of Sartell.

The ACMC administrator position includes oversight of day-to-day operations for the 11 multispecialty clinics in ACMC’s network and working with providers, staff and ACMC executive administration. 

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