Joseph Sluka is president and CEO of St. Charles Health System, where he has worked since 2014. Headquartered in Bend, Ore., the health system includes four hospitals and a large multi-specialty medical group, and employs more than 3,500 people. Sluka came to St. Charles from Regional Health in Rapid City, S.D., where he served in a variety of leadership roles that included executive vice president and chief administrative officer, and vice president of managed care. Prior to joining Regional Health in 2001, Sluka served as executive director of Western Health, chief operating officer at HFM and executive director and chief operating officer at MedPartners. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, and a bachelor of arts degree in business from Richard Stockton College. He and his wife are the proud parents of two grown children.