Chief Executive Officer

Burke Kline, DHA, CHFP, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

  • Experience
    • With Jefferson Community Health & Life since 2020
    • Chief Executive Officer, Greeley County Health Services, Tribune, Kan.
    • Associate Administrator, Pawnee County Memorial Hospital and Rural Health Clinic
    • Gage County Sheriff’s Office, Beatrice
  • Education & Training
    • Doctor of Healthcare Administration, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
    • Master of Healthcare Administration, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE
    • Bachelor of Science in Management of Human Resources, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE
    • Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE
  • Service & Honors
    • Becker’s Hospital Review “67 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” – March 2022
    • Named a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, 2021
    • Named to board of directors of American College of Healthcare Executives Nebraska and Western Iowa Chapter, 2021 (3-year term)
    • Named to ACHE Editorial Board, 2021
    • Named a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP®) by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), 2021
    • Recipient of the Medical Group Management Association’s Extraordinary Leaders award, 2021
    • Recipient of American College of Healthcare Executives Early Careerist Regent’s Award, 2020
    • Becker’s Hospital Review “70 CAH CEOs to Know” – July 2019
    • Becker’s Hospital Review “71 CAH CEOs to Know” – October 2018
    • Becker’s Hospital Review “Rising Star: 90 Healthcare Leaders Under 40” – July 2018
    • Served on: Kansas Hospital Association’s Hospital Leadership and Governance Committee; Director on the Pioneer Health Network Board of Directors; Board of Managers for the Kansas Clinical Improvement Collaborative; Board Member for Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation
    • Community volunteer