Daniel Griess Chosen to Lead Facility Systems and Ancillary Services at Madonna

Daniel Griess, MHA, FACHE, has been named vice president of Facility Systems and Ancillary Services of Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals (www.madonna.org).

He began his duties Aug. 15, 2016 and is based at the Omaha Campus. In Griess’ dual role, he is responsible for the leadership, organization and direction of the ancillary services lines, contract services and daily plant and related operations for the Lincoln and Omaha Campuses.

Prior to Madonna, Griess spent 24 years at Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance, Neb. Thirteen of those years Griess served as the hospital’s chief executive officer, where he oversaw the hospital’s $42 million addition project. He started working at the hospital in 1992 as the laboratory manager before being promoted to vice president of Clinical/Support Services. He became CEO in 2003. Griess’ professional affiliations include being an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow since 2011 and memberships with the Nebraska Hospital Association and Nebraska Rural Health Association.

In mid-October, Dan Steinbach, Madonna’s director of Facilities Management System, announced his plans to retire. During his 21-year tenure with the organization, Steinbach has been an integral part of the building and expansion projects on the Lincoln Campus and the planning and construction of the $93 million Omaha Campus.