OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center

Pontiac, Illinois

Administration

Brad Solberg - President

Brad Solberg Brad Solberg 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

Elizabeth Davidson Elizabeth Davidson 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.

 

Matt Burton - Vice President of Operations

Matt Burton Matt Burton

Matt has served the Ministry since 2005, most recently as the manager of Medical Imaging at OSF Saint James. He has proven to be a successful leader of the imaging department and has led numerous improvement initiatives on behalf of the hospital.

Matt earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Illinois State University. He went on to receive a Master of Science in health administration from the University of Saint Francis in Joliet, and he’s in the process of earning a Master of Business Administration, also from the University of Saint Francis.

Matt enjoys spending time with his family, as well as outdoors.

Dr. John M. Rinker - Chief Medical Officer

John Rinker MD 2020 Web.jpg John M. Rinker, MD 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.