Brad Solberg - President
Brad joined OSF Saint James in January 2015.
For the previous 14 years, he served as CEO at Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo, Illinois. While there, the hospital was named a top 100 hospital by several organizations for quality, patient satisfaction, and operations. Brad also led the hospital through three separate construction projects, totaling $34 million, resulting in a virtual replacement of the entire facility.
Prior to his tenure in Geneseo, Brad held hospital leadership positions in Ohio, Michigan, and North Dakota. The majority of his career has been invested in rural settings, going back to his roots in North Dakota.
Brad earned a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration/health care administration at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He received his Master's Degree in health care administration from the University of Minnesota.
He has also been an active member in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Elizabeth Davidson - Vice President, Patient Care Services
Liz grew up in Plainfield, Illinois. "Pontiac is a caring, energized community and that’s evident in people’s interactions. Pontiac reminds me of the grounded roots where I was raised," she says.
"As a current nurse leader, I strive to strengthen the caregiver foundation in a quality, safety-driven environment. The culture fosters a supportive learning environment that is the foundation to providing a safe and open workplace. OSF HealthCare empowers us to carry out the Sisters’ Mission. We’re together at OSF HealthCare for a reason," she says.
Liz is a graduate of Saint Francis University, formerly Saint Joseph College of Nursing, Olivet Nazarene University, and Walden University, where she earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). Liz and husband Gary have two children and three grandchildren.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, music, biking, and hiking. She is also a participant in her community church choir.
Tim Johnson, MSHA - Vice President of Operations
Tim has a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Saint Francis, and has worked for OSF HealthCare for over 25 years.
Tim grew up on a farm and has lived in rural communities all of his life. He appreciates Pontiac and the surrounding communities for the rich agricultural heritage, and rural Midwest lifestyle. With the assistance of his family, Tim operates a farm in Woodford and Livingston counties. Tim and his wife are also active members, and enjoy serving in many capacities, with Christ Community Church in Gridley.
Tim says he works for OSF because "the culture here is different. The Sisters say we are called to serve and I believe that's true. There is a family atmosphere within OSF. We are all here to serve our patients with the greatest care and love.”
Dr. John M. Rinker - Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Rinker, who specializes in internal medicine, joined OSF Medical Group in August of 2012.
He obtained his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. Dr. Rinker received his medical degree from the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Rockford, and completed his residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He is a Pontiac-native who returned to his hometown after his residency to practice medicine. He received his board certification in internal medicine in 2012.
Dr. Rinker and his wife Abby have three children.
Brian Wilkins - Director of Finance
Brian joined OSF HealthCare Saint James in October 2018.
For the previous 12 years, he held positions at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, and most recently, with the OSF HealthCare Ministry financial planning team. The majority of his career has been working to improve financial planning activities across the OSF Ministry, with the most recent achievement being the implementation of dynamic financial planning.
Brian earned his Bachelor’s Degree in finance at Illinois State University and his Master’s Degree in business at the University of Illinois - Springfield.
He has also been an active member in the Healthcare Financial Management Association.