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John Strange


President & CEO
St. Luke's

Since 1996, John Strange has provided leadership at St. Luke’s in the role of President/CEO. He came to St. Luke’s in 1992 as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance.

Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Mr. Strange moved his way up the ranks at Memorial Hospital in Burlington, Wisconsin, and, after 14 years with this organization, left the position of Executive Vice President to join St. Luke’s.

As St. Luke’s President/CEO, Mr. Strange has led a highly-qualified, dedicated workforce in not only bringing high-tech, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to St. Luke’s, but also in delivering health care with St. Luke’s hallmark of compassionate care of each patient. Mr. Strange leads with St. Luke’s mission always in mind: The Patient Above All Else.

Mr. Strange earned a Bachelor of Science degree with two majors, Business Administration and Economics, from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1972 and a Master’s Degree from Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee in 1985.

Mr. Strange lives in Canosia Township, just outside Duluth, with his wife. They have two daughters.

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