Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Names William Kenley Executive Vice President for Methodist’s Community Group

Posted on: March 27, 2017

William Kenley, FACHE, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Community Group for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. In his new role, Kenley will oversee Methodist’s community hospitals consisting of Methodist Germantown, North, South, and Olive Branch. He will focus on integrating the delivery of the highest quality, safest, and most compassionate care across our community hospitals.

“William is a valuable member of Methodist’s senior leadership team,” said Michael Ugwueke, President and CEO for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. “William’s expansive healthcare knowledge combined with his strong leadership skills makes him the ideal leader for this position as we work towards our vision of being nationally recognized for providing the highest standard of care and improving every life we touch.”

Kenley joined Methodist in 2003 as CEO for Methodist North Hospital, and in 2009 was named CEO for Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. Majoring in chemistry and biology, Kenley graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Radford University. He continued his education at the School of Medicine at Duke University, completing training as a medical technologist. Kenley furthered his education at Duke to earn his Masters in Healthcare Administration.

Kenley held healthcare leadership roles with HCA for seven years before joining MLH.

“I am extremely honored to help lead the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system on our journey to providing the highest level of care and an outstanding experience for those we serve across our community hospitals,” said Kenley.

Kenley is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He serves as chairman of the board for both The Village at Germantown and the City of Germantown’s Bobby Lanier Farm Park. Additionally, Kenley serves on the advisory board for the Germantown Performing Arts Center.

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