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January 06, 2021

ROCKFORD—Rosecrance is pleased to announce that David Gomel, Ph.D., has assumed the role of President and CEO.

Gomel has been with Rosecrance for 28 years, beginning as a counselor in adult substance abuse treatment. Since then, he has served in many roles, from supervisor at the former Alpine Campus to Regional President of Rosecrance, Inc. He most recently was President and Chief Operating Officer during a yearlong transition to CEO.

“On behalf of the Rosecrance Health Network Board of Directors, we are pleased to welcome David Gomel, Ph.D., as the new President and CEO of Rosecrance Health Network,” said Dan Pecora, Chair of the Rosecrance Health Network Board of Directors. “Dave’s commitment to excellence in compassionate care has been evident throughout his decades of service at Rosecrance. We have the highest confidence in Dave’s leadership not only through these unusual times, but in the years to come.”

Gomel holds a doctorate in public policy and administration with an emphasis in nonprofit administration, a master’s degree in health service administration, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He has overseen the daily services at Rosecrance’s many treatment centers and the expanding organization for several years.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead the organization that has been a significant part of my life,” Gomel said. “I look forward to continuing Rosecrance’s legacy of care for those who need it most in our communities.”

Contact:
Matt Hawkins
mhawkins@rosecrance.org, 815-387-5634