Big Bear Lake, CA, February 25, 2011, 9:00am
– Bear Valley Community Healthcare District has announced the appointment of Marc L. Hecksel as Chief Executive Officer, effective February 28. Mr. Hecksel brings nearly thirty years of health care experience to the position. He will be responsible for leading the hospital’s overall operations, as well as working with the Board of Directors and community members to develop a multi-year strategic plan to support the development and ongoing success of the hospital. Prior to joining the District, Mr. Hecksel served most recently as the Chief Operating Officer/ Executive Vice President for the Los Angeles based Aptium Oncology, Inc., a unique patient-centered national organization which delivered a successful model of hospital-based oncology services for 8 major medical centers and hospitals throughout the country. Prior to Aptium Oncology, Mr. Hecksel was a Vice President at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital/Industry Advantage Health System which had 225 Skilled Nursing Facility beds and 5 community health centers. Mr. Hecksel spent fifteen years in senior positions in finance and operations at the hospital.