November/December 2007

Franciscan Villa Selects New Leader

James (Jamie) Weibeler has been named president and chief executive officer of Franciscan Villa, South Milwaukee, Wis. Weibeler previously served as administrator of Winchester House, Libertyville, Ill., a Lake County-owned, 360-bed skilled nursing facility. He also served as administrator of Alexian Village, Milwaukee, Wis., a 475-bed continuum of care organization, and Alden Estates of Evanston, Ill., an 80-bed skilled nursing facility. Weibeler was awarded the Milwaukee Department of Health Award of Excellence in 2005. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill., and a master’s degree in business administration and health care management from the University of Phoenix, Ariz.