Sheboygan – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Selle, MBA, to serve as the hospital’s next president and CEO. 

Since 2015, Justin has served as the CEO of Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Mo., a nationally-ranked, top 20 critical access hospital with outpatient clinics in multiple counties. Prior to his role as CEO, Justin served as chief operating officer at Pike County Memorial Hospital from 2014 to 2015. 

“Justin’s combined experience in business and health care and his track record of successful leadership make him the ideal candidate for this role,” said Mary Starmann-Harrison, president and CEO of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), which along with HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, includes 14 other hospitals across Wisconsin and Illinois. “We are pleased he has accepted our invitation to join our Franciscan healing ministry.” 

During his tenure at Pike County Memorial Hospital, Justin was honored by Becker’s Hospital Review in a list of top critical access hospital CEOs from 2015-2017. Additionally, the hospital was named to a Becker’s Hospital Review list of top critical access hospitals from 2015-2017. Justin’s focus on quality led to the hospital being named as one of the National Rural Health Association’s top 20 critical access hospitals in 2015 and 2016.

“HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been a part of the Sheboygan community for 128 years; our mission being to provide health, healing and hope to all we serve,” said Therese Pandl, president and CEO of the HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division, which includes HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, and HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls. “We are honored to welcome Justin to help us continue to carry out that mission and serve the community of Sheboygan as a source of high-quality, reliable and compassionate health care.” 

Justin has a strong business background with a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in health care from Lindenwood University and a BA in Communications from Truman State University. He is very active in his community as a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, president of the rotary and multiple other leadership roles on various community boards.

“Hospital Sisters Health System is an amazing organization and I am very excited to be a part of the team at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital,” said Justin. “My family and I look forward to being involved in the Sheboygan community.” 

Justin will officially begin his role as HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital president and CEO on August 20, 2018. Therese Pandl, the president and CEO of the HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division, is currently serving as the interim president and CEO of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. 

About HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been delivering high quality health care to Sheboygan and its surrounding communities since 1890. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, 24-hour emergency care, digestive health, orthopedics, cardiac, home health and hospice care. The hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. To learn more, visit

About Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) 
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit

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