May 5, 2011
Children’s Hospital CEO elected to Marquette University Board of Trustees
MILWAUKEE – Peggy Troy
, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Hospital and Health System
, has been elected to the Marquette University Board of Trustees.
Troy is a 1974 graduate of Marquette’s College of Nursing
and earned her master’s degree in nursing from DePaul University. Named CEO of Children’s Hospital and Health Systems in 2009, she directs the 12 entities that make up the independent health care system, working to improve the lives of children through care giving, advocacy, research and education.
Prior to returning to Milwaukee, where she had served as an intern at Children’s Hospital, Troy was the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis from 2006 to 2009. Previously, she was president and CEO of the Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center and president of Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Tex.
Troy currently serves on the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions and on an advisory council for Child Health Corporation of American. A resident of Pewaukee, Wis., she is a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee and recently was elected to the boards of directors of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Blood Center of Wisconsin.