Leadership Team

Our leadership team is dedicated to our mission of serving you with excellence. If you would like to contact any one of our Senior Leaders, email leadership@brmh.net.

Mary Beth White-Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer


Master of Healthcare Administration, University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Professional Memberships

American College of Healthcare Executives, Fellow
The Advisory Board Company, Fellow
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Board of Director, Officer
Wisconsin Hospital Association Board of Directors
Shared Purchasing Solutions Board of Directors
MetaStar Board of Directors
Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Leaders

Community Involvement

Black River Falls Rotary Club
Jackson County Executive Coordinating Council


Dr. Esteban Miller, Chief Medical Officer


Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan
Doctor of Medical Degree, University of Michigan Medical School
Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Michigan

Professional Memberships

American Board of Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
Wisconsin Medical Society
American Association for Physician Leadership
Society of Hospital Medicine

Melissa Erickson, Chief Nursing Officer


Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Capella University
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Associate Degree, Rochester Community College

Professional Memberships

American Nurses Association
Wisconsin Nurses Association
Wisconsin Organization of Nurse Executives
American Organization of Nurse Executives
American College of Healthcare Executives

Community Involvement

Jackson County Department of Health and Human Services Board Member
Active in Church and 4-H.

Holly Winn, Chief Operating Officer


Master of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Professional Memberships

American College of Healthcare Executives, Fellow
The Advisory Board Company, Fellow
American Society of Healthcare Human Resources Administrators
Wisconsin Society of Human Resource Administrators
Society of Human Resource Management
Health Care Compliance Association

Community Involvement

Institutional Review Board – Ho-Chunk Nation
American Red Cross – Northwest Wisconsin Chapter Board Member


Kyle Kovacevich - Chief Financial Officer


  • MBA in Finance from University of North Texas
  • Bachelors in Finance from Texas A&M University
  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Western Governor's University

Professional Associations

  • Wisconsin Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association holding a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional designation and is chair of the networking committee.

The Board of Directors

Brad Chown
Brad Chown
Dr. Carol Martin
Chief of Staff

Dr. Thomas Walker
John Drace
John Drace
Christine Hovell
Kathy Potter
Kathy Potter
Michelle Greendeer-Rave
Tim Kunes
Tim Kunes
Shelly Severson
Shelly Severson

Annual Report

Black River Memorial Hospital proudly presents our 2020 Annual Report. Click HERE to find out about the excellent patient care we provide for the community as well as other updates including:

  • Report from the CEO
  • Board of Directors
  • Report from the Chief of Medical Staff
  • Report form the Chair
  • Financial Statements
  • Survey of Patients' Experiences
  • Community Benefits

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