Rod Nordeng, Chief Executive Officer

Rod Nordeng, FACHE, is the chief executive officer of Select Specialty Hospital – Des Moines. In this role since 2021, he oversees hospital operations, quality and employee engagement initiatives.

Previously, Rod served four years as CEO and administrator for the Floyd County Medical Center under a management contract with the Mayo Clinic. Early in his tenure, he started the Floyd County Medical Center (FCMC) foundation.

Additionally, Rod held positions as vice president of operations and human resources and operations administrator for Mayo Clinic Health System. He also spent time as the director of human resources and corporate director of human resources. Prior to this he worked as an adjunct associate professor at Saint Mary’s University, teaching graduate courses in human resources and marketing.

Rod has a Bachelor of Science in management, industrial relations & marketing from the Minnesota State University, Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota and Master of Arts in servant leadership from Viterbo University - LaCrosse.

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