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The State of ACHE

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


We are thrilled the Chair of the ACHE national Board of Governors, William “Bill” Santulli, FACHE, has accepted our invitation to speak with our local ACHE of North Texas audience.

Our agenda for this virtual event:

  • Opening comments by our ACHENTX chapter President, Aaron Bujnowski, FACHE
  • The State of ACHE – Bill Santulli, FACHE
  • Q&A – Wrap Up


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William P. Santulli, FACHE, is president, Advocate Health–Midwest Region, Downers Grove, Ill.

He also serves as Chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of more than 49,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. With comprehensive programs in credentialing, education, career counseling, publications and research, ACHE works toward its goal of being the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to advancing health.

Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Mr. Santulli served as an ACHE Governor from 2020 to 2023 and has served, and continues to serve on, several ACHE committees.

A leader with an Advocate Health predecessor organization for 21 years, Mr. Santulli previously served as COO of Advocate Aurora Health, Downers Grove, Ill., from 2018 to 2022; executive vice president and COO, Advocate Health Care, Oak Brook, Ill., from 2003 to 2018; and CEO, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Ill., from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining Advocate Health, he was COO of the New England Medical Center’s Academic Medical Center, Boston, from 1999 to 2001; COO (1996 to 1999) and senior vice president (1992 to 1996), Central Iowa Health System, Des Moines; vice president, Valley Hospital Medical Center (UniHealth America), Van Nuys, Calif., from 1989 to 1992; and assistant vice president, Good Samaritan Community Healthcare, Puyallup, Wash., from 1985 to 1988. Earlier in his career he was an administrative fellow, Healthwest Foundation, Chatsworth, Calif., from 1984 to 1985; and an administrative resident, Metropolitan Medical Center, Minneapolis, from 1983 to 1984.

In addition to his service to ACHE, Mr. Santulli serves on the boards of Moving Analytics and Renovo Solutions. Previously, he served as chair of the Illinois Hospital Association and on the boards of Chicago United, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, the Des Moines and Los Angeles chapters of the American Red Cross and the YMCA of Boston, Des Moines and Los Angeles. In 2022, Mr. Santulli received the Service Award through ACHE’s Recognition Program.

Mr. Santulli received a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in sociology and health services research from the University of Florida. He also received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Notre Dame.