Kenneth Bilger Appointed New CEO of Christie Clinic


Christie Clinic is pleased to announce Kenneth Bilger as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bilger will assume these responsibilities effective immediately, and will succeed Alan Gleghorn.

Bilger has been Christie Clinic’s Chief Financial Officer since 2008. Bilger received his MBA from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. He and his family reside in Champaign.  

“There is a tremendous team here at Christie Clinic and I am honored to continue to serve Christie, our patients and our community in my new role,” shared Bilger. “Christie Clinic has a proud tradition in central Illinois and I look forward to growing and enhancing our organization in a rapidly changing market environment.”

President of the Christie Clinic Board of Directors, Dr. Sami Zabaneh, said in announcing the appointment, “While serving as Christie Clinic’s Chief Financial Officer, Kenny has demonstrated that he is a strategic leader capable of helping Christie Clinic navigate the many changes happening in healthcare today. His expertise and experience along with the strong relationships he has formed with staff, physicians and the community make him the ideal choice to lead Christie Clinic’s ongoing success. The Board is pleased to announce his immediate appointment as CEO and expects a seamless transition.”