(Atlantic) For the first time in 29 years somone other than Pat Markham is the Chief Executive Officer of Cass County Health System.
Markham retired giving way to Todd Huddspeth to take over on Monday, January 20th. Huddspeth comes from the Jamestown Regional Medical Center in North Dakota where he served as President and CEO of the 25 bed regional hospital. Huddspeth has CEO experience in Iowa as well, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake and Guthrie County Hospital in Guthrie Center. In all, he has over 15 years of experience as a CEO in critical access hospitals.
Todd's wife Jessica along with two of their five sons will move to Atlantic at the end of the school year. Huddspeth says the community and schools were a big draw in considering this opportunity.