Chief Executive Officer
A native of Sesser, Illinois, Don is a health care operations executive with 29 years of progressive administrative leadership in the field. He earned his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and began his career as an allied health care practitioner working in clinical therapy and sports medicine as a Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainer. He later earned a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Seton Hall University. Robbins has held many different roles in his career managing orthopedic facilities, surgical clinics and outpatient health care facilities in multiple states. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a board member for the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network, a board member of the Illinois Rural Community Care Organization (IRCCO) as well as a University of Illinois/Illinois Extension Council Member. Robbins is active in the Lawrence County Rotary Club, the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council and is a member of the Chevron Lawrence County Advisory Panel.
Chief Financial Officer
Shana was born and raised in Lawrenceville, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois with both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting, and passed the CPA exam as well. Shana moved to St. Louis, MO to work for PricewaterhouseCoopers for 5 years. During that time, she married Kevin Strange, who is also a Lawrenceville native. Shana and her family moved back to Lawrenceville after having their first son. She worked for Kemper CPA Group for 7 years. Shana and Kevin have three children, William (8), Rori (5) and Erin (2).
Chief Nursing Officer
Will is a native of Lawrence County who graduated from Lawrenceville High School in 1996. He holds a Doctorate degree in nursing and has worked as a change agent for several other hospitals. In addition to being a nurse, Will enjoys spending time with his children, being in the great outdoors and making memories with family. He is excited to be a part of his hometown hospital and looks forward to being a part of Lawrence Count Memorial Hospital’s mission to provide high quality healthcare close to home.
Executive Director of Hospital Operations, Primary Care Clinic Manager
Gene has functioned as the Director of the LCMH Primary Care Clinic for the past 7 years. He is Board Certified in Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and in Rural Health. While under his leadership, the clinic achieved the “Lilly Pad Award” as one of the top 5 Rural Health Clinics in the Midwest, and top 25 Rural Health Clinics in the nation. He comes from a long line of family that has served at LCMH and looks forward to continuing to provide exceptional healthcare to the community he loves. Gene and his wife Jerri reside in Bridgeport and have 5 children and 8 grandchildren. Gene loves sports and has coached for over 25 years in both the Youth and High School Leagues.