Marc Augsburger is the President and CEO of Caro Community Hospital in Caro, MI, part of the “thumb” area of Michigan. Marc was born and raised in rural NW Ohio. He graduated from nursing school in 1988 with Associate’s Degree in nursing and went on to earn his BSN and MBA with an emphasis in healthcare. Marc primarily worked in critical care and emergency nursing prior to moving into hospital administration.
“…making rounds as often as possible to get to know your staff better really puts you in a better position to gain the support of your staff.”
Marc believes that one of the best ways a leader can engage employees is by simply getting to know them.
“…for every employee's child ten and under for their birthday. I actually send them a birthday card and stick a $2 bill in it.”
Previously, Marc was the CEO at Horn Memorial Hospital in Ida Grove, IA. He assumed the CEO role at Caro Community Hospital in April 2013.
Marc has been married to Melissa since 1999 and they have two daughters, Greta and Molly.