Richard Setzke Joins MMC Board of Directors

Richard Setzke

Memorial Medical Center (MMC) is pleased to welcome Rich Setzke, CPA to its board of directors.

Setzke is currently a partner at Maitland, Singler and Van Vlack in Ashland, Wisconsin where he provides accounting and professional services to a variety of individuals, businesses, non-profits and government entities throughout the region. He received his Bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Setzke was born and raised in Ashland and considers himself a lifelong Oredocker. In addition to being close to his family, living in Ashland allows him to enjoy the outdoors, hunting, fishing and small-town living. He is an active member of the community, currently serving on the Board of Trustees for the Ashland Elks Lodge.

Of his appointment, Setke says he is excited to bring his business background to the board. “I’m impressed with the size of MMC, along with all of the services MMC provides for the community. I’m also excited to learn more about the investments the hospital is making to provide additional services to our community.”

President and CEO of Memorial Medical Center Jason Douglas says, “Rich brings a wealth of value to our organization both in his finance expertise, and as a life-long resident of the region who understands the needs of the communities we serve. I’m excited about the vision and direction this community leader will bring to our Board of Directors.”

Current Board of Directors include Jason Douglas, President and CEO of MMC; Thomas Jokinen, Mellen; Chris Iverseon, Grand View; Matthew Anich, Ashland; T. Jay Jones, Mason; Scott Warren, MD, Ashland; John Oujiri, MD, Ashland; Anne Sullivan, Bayfield; Patricia Schraufnagel, Ashland; Thomas Cunningham, MD, Ashland; John Smylie, Washburn; and Pegy Van Hollen-Kman, Iron River. Jeffrey Lewis, MD, Ashland serves as Medical Director on the Board.

MMC is a Critical Access Hospital with over 60 full-time physicians on staff and over 400 employees. Located in the city of Ashland, MMC serves as a regional medical referral center for patients from seven northwestern Wisconsin counties and the neighboring Gogebic County of Michigan.