Riverwood welcomes new board member


Chad Gross, Riverwood Healthcare Governing Board Member

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Gross to Riverwood’s Governing Board of Directors.

Gross started his career in banking. He worked as a teller and personal banker at Bremer Bank inSt. Cloudduring college. After graduating from college, he worked for Citizen’s Savings Bank inSt. Cloudand rose to the position of controller. In 1996, he began working for Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge in the Deerwood area, where he is the general manager and chief financial officer.

“We are thrilled to haveChadjoin our governing board and leadership team,” says Riverwood CEO Michael Hagen. “In addition to his expertise in the financial field, he brings an intimate knowledge ofAitkinCountyand surrounding communities.”

Gross earned his associate degree fromBrainerdCommunity Collegeand a bachelor of science degree in finance fromSt. CloudStateUniversity.

“I consider it an honor to serve on the Riverwood Governing Board of Directors,” Gross says. “This is a period of great change in healthcare with new federal laws soon to have major impacts for hospitals and health systems nationwide as well as consumers. I hope my past business, community and board experiences will serve Riverwood well in the coming years.”

Gross grew up in Aitkin and graduated from Aitkin High School in 1986. After living in St. Cloud, he moved back to the area in 1995. He and his wife, Laura, have two children, Ashley (23) and Alex (18).

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