González, Hanna, and Dr. Iroegbu Join MHCP Leadership Council, Kate Graham Named New Director of Access

The Milwaukee Health Care Partnership’s (MHCP) Leadership Council was recently joined by new members Andres González, Bill Hanna, and Dr. Nkem Iroegbu.

The MHCP Leadership Council is the oversight body of the MHCP consortium, responsible for the input, approval, and monitoring of the MHCP plan priorities and activities as well as the consortium policies, procedures, membership, and structure.  Its members include the senior-most executives of the four Milwaukee-based health systems, the Medical College of Wisconsin, the five Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and the directors of the state, county, and city health agencies. View the full MHCP Organizational Structure here.

Andres González, MEd., is the Vice President for Community Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer for the Froedtert Health network. With nearly 20 years of health system experience prior to joining Froedtert Health, previous roles included Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Baystate Health, Director of Diversity and Community Outreach and Interim Supplier Diversity Director at Cleveland Clinic Health System, and Executive Director of Hispanic Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Program Outreach. Andres also serves as faculty at Elevate, an education and career-development partnership with the University of California-San Diego Rady School of Management.

Bill Hanna, MPA, was appointed as Wisconsin’s Medicaid Director in January 2024. Most recently, Bill served as Wisconsin’s Deputy Medicaid Director. He has 15 years of Medicaid expertise at both the state and local levels, including previous work at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Dane County and Portage County Human Service agencies, and the DC Department of Health Care Finance. Bill was a Regional Director of Growth and Strategy at UnitedHealthcare, supporting Medicaid HMOs in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Florida. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Lawrence University.

Nkem Iroegbu, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, is the President at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee & Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore Hospital in Cudahy. He previously served as President at Aurora Medical Center Grafton, as well as the Chief Medical Officer at Aurora’s flagship hospital, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center.

Prior to joining Aurora Health Care, he held several leadership positions with a health system in Chicago, including a celebrated career in Graduate Medical Education and Academic Medicine. A physician by training, he completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Medical Center hospitals and holds a Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Health Services Administration/Health Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, he holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Dr. Iroegbu is passionate about Health Equity and addressing health disparities in the community. He serves on several health and community boards.

We also welcome Kate Graham as the new MHCP Director of Access. Kate brings 20 years of experience in health care, primarily in behavioral health operations with a focus on vulnerable populations. Most recently, Kate served as Operations Manager – Behavioral Health at Aurora Health Care and Operations Manager and Clinic Director at Valetin Clinic, SC. She holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration with a certificate in Healthcare Compliance from UW Milwaukee.

Thank you, and welcome to the newest consortium leaders and staff!