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Dennis Allen Sokol

Dennis Allen Sokol, American hospital administrator. President Valley Health Services, Inc., 1984-1997, Health Management Services, 1987-1997. Fellow American College Health Care Executives (regent 1991-1995); member South Dakota Hospital Association (trustee 1990-1997), Missouri Valley Health Network (vice president 1986-1997), Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1989-1990), Rotary.

Background

  • Sokol, Dennis Allen was born on May 3, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley John and Mildred Veronica (Krenslake).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business, Northern Illinois University, 1968. Master of Business Administration, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1974. Master of Hospital Administration, University Minnesota, 1976.

    Career

    • Radio personality various stations, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska, 1968-1972. Public relations officer Children's Memorial Hospital, Omaha, 1972-1973, Methodist Hospital, Omaha, 1973-1974. Vice president administration Golden Valley (Minnesota) Health Center, 1976-1982.

      President Sacred Heart Health Services, Yankton, South Dakota, 1982-1997. Regional president Presentation Health Systems, 1996-1998. President, Chief Executive Officer Firelands Regional Health Systems, Sandusky, Ohio, 1998—2003.

      Healthcare management consultant, since 2003. Instructor health care management Mount Marty College, 1986-1987, University Minnesota, 1986-1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Valley Health Services, Inc., 1984-1997, Health Management Services, 1987-1997. Fellow American College Health Care Executives (regent 1991-1995). Member South Dakota Hospital Association (trustee 1990-1997), Missouri Valley Health Network (vice president 1986-1997), Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1989-1990), Rotary.

    Connections

    • Son of; married Gwen Noble, December 19, 1971 (divorced). Children: Anne, Ellen. Married Jolene K. Buehrer, Jan, 28, 1989.
    • father: Stanley John Son
    • mother: Mildred Veronica (Krenslake) Son
    • spouses: Gwen Noble
    • Jolene K. Buehrer
    • children: Anne Sokol
    • Ellen Sokol
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    Born March 3, 1945
    (age 72)
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