Faust to Retire After 23 Years with the Floyd County Medical Center

Charles City, Iowa – Mayo Clinic and the Floyd County Medical Center have announced that Bill Faust, administrator of Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City, will retire after 23 years of service.

Faust will be succeeded by Rod Nordeng, Operations Administrator for Mayo Clinic Health Systems Southeast Minnesota Region. Nordeng will begin his new position in early August.

Floyd County Medical Center has operated under a management agreement with Mayo Clinic since 1994.

Faust oversaw a first floor Specialty Clinic in 2000 and also facilitated the 2008-2009 conversion of all hospital rooms to single patient rooms. Mark Koch, Vice Chair for Administration of Mayo Clinic, noted that Faust has been an effective leader who created a team of individuals who have worked well together to provide patients and the community with outstanding care.

Prior to his current position, Rod Nordeng has served as Vice President of Operations and Human Resources Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota. He has also had previous experience outside Mayo as Director of Human Resources, Community Memorial Hospital in Winona, Minnesota. He was a founder and Board member of the Community Bank in Austin and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Nordeng holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and a Master of Servant Leadership Degree from Viterbo University.

Bill Faust commented on his departure.

Faust and his wife Jan plan to spend retirement traveling, spending time with their family and golfing.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.

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