Hull retiring as administrator at Illini Community Hospital; Jones named as replacement
PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Kathy Hull is retiring after 11 years as administrator of Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield, and Holly Jones will be replacing her. Jones has spent the past 11 years as Illini’s assistant administrator.
Hull retires on Dec. 23 after 23 years at Illini. She said in a press release that she loves the community and organization, but it was time for her to do something different in her career.
“Illini has been blessed with 12 years of profitability and very high quality and service. I think we positioned the organization well to move into the next generation of caregiving,” Hull said.
Jones has 22 years of experience in healthcare as a bedside nurse and in management, all within the Blessing Health System.
“I am excited to be selected to lead the Illini team into healthcare’s future, with our focus fixed clearly on continuing to deliver healthcare of exceptional quality with outstanding customer service to the communities we serve,” she said.
Jones earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing administration from Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences. She earned an associate’s degree in nursing from John Wood Community College. She is certified as a nurse executive through the American Nurse Credentialing Center.
Jones and her husband Bobby have lived in Pleasant Hill for 28 years. They have three children and three grandchildren.
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