Former Madera Community Hospital CEO Bob Kelley is back in the chair he occupied before his retirement in 2005.
Kelley on April 1 became interim CEO of the hospital after Mark Foote, who had been named CEO after the retirement of John Frye earlier this year, decided he wanted to move back into his old position as the hospital’s chief financial officer. That was a position he had held for 11 years.
“The board asked me to come down and talk to them,” he said, “and they indicated that Mark knew being CEO wasn’t just the right job for him, and wanted to remain as CFO.”
Kelley said he wasn’t sure how long he would be at the hospital, but did say one of his jobs would be to recruit and help choose the next CEO for the hospital. He isn’t interested in the job permanently...