Beacon Health System and Beacon Health Foundation
May 04, 2020 12:00 PM
Carl Risk and Susan King
Beacon Health System and Beacon Health Foundation

Carl Risk, II, President, Elkhart General Hospital
Carl previously served as Lead Administrator from St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon, Indiana. He was instrumental in leading overall operations, implementing the hospital strategic plan and budget, developing effective working relationships with the board, managers, physicians, associates and community and improving patient care services and satisfaction. He served as Vice President of Planning from 2004–2007 and then as Vice President of Clinical Services from 2007–2011 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital and Health Services in Madison, Indiana. Carl earned an associate’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Evansville and a master’s degree in Health Administration from Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and an Indiana Hospital Association board member.

Susan King, President, Beacon Health Foundation
In January 2017, Susan joined Beacon Health System as the first President of the newly formed Beacon Health Foundation. She worked previously at Midwest Health Foundation, the parent foundation of four Chicago-area hospitals of Adventist Health System, where she served as President since 2015 while also serving as the Executive director of Adventist Hinsdale Hospital Foundation since 2004. Susan earned her master’s degree in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University and her bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University.