Thomas W. Sommers

Chief Executive Officer, Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center

Thomas W. Sommers
Thomas W. Sommers

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Thomas W. Sommers is Chief Executive Officer for Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center, an independent not-for-profit 25-bed Critical Access Hospital in Southeast Nebraska.

Under Sommers’ leadership, a $58 million replacement facility was built and BCHHC has become the largest employer in the community with more than 500 employees. Market share has grown to 36.8 percent, making BCHHC the new market leader.

Prior to becoming CEO at BCHHC in 2004, Sommers held CEO and CFO roles in Arizona, Kansas, Texas and California.

Sommers holds a MBA from the University of Texas, Irving, Texas. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.