Mark Newton served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Swedish Covenant Hospital for more than 15 years. Mr. Newton has worked in the health care industry for over 18 years and has served in senior executive positions for Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Highland Park Hospital, Baxter World Trade Corporation, and American Hospital Supply. As Senior Vice President Corporate Services for Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, he was responsible for system wide activities in business development, electronic commerce, joint ventures, relationship marketing, home care, and telecommunications. He serves as Member of the Advisory Board at AgeNet, Inc. In 1997, he was a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA from North Park College and received a Master of Management degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.