Monica Hilt, regional president of Ascension Wisconsin Fox Valley and Stevens Point Hospitals, has been named chief operating officer of Ascension Wisconsin.

In this new role, Hilt will lead the continued development of Ascension Wisconsin's strategic operating plan. 

Hilt began her career with Ascension Wisconsin, then known as Ministry Health Care, almost 30 years ago. Her leadership has been focused on performance improvement in patient quality and safety, experience, operating results and strategic growth.

Hilt  also has been president of Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff, St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk and Eagle River Hospital. 

She is a board member of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, the United Way of the Fox Cities, Community First Credit Union,

the Mosaic Family Health Clinic and Family Medicine Residency Program, and Catalpa Behavioral Health Collaborative in Appleton.