President, Memorial Regional Health Services
As president of Memorial Regional Health Services, Michael McManus is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Memorial’s two hospitals, Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois, and Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, Illinois, as well as serving as president of Memorial Captive Insurance Company.
Memorial Regional Health Services is a non-profit organization jointly governed by Memorial and BJC HealthCare. It is the parent organization of Memorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Care Center and Memorial Foundation.
McManus previously served as chief operating officer of Memorial Regional Health Services. Prior to joining Memorial in 2012, he was chief operating officer at Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, Illinois. He also held positions with Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital in East St. Louis, Illinois; HBE Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri; Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, North Carolina; Unity-St. Clement Health Services in Red Bud, Illinois; and ASC Health System in O’Fallon, Illinois. He began his career as assistant director of the Hospital Council of Western and Central Michigan.
McManus earned both his master’s degree in public health and his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Missouri – Columbia.
He currently serves on the boards of Midwest Stone Technologies, the Esquiline Center at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows and Belleville Chamber of Commerce, where he served as president in 2019 and is a member of the Chamber Executive Committee. He is a past board member of the Illinois Hospital Association. McManus is the past chair of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Hospital Council and served on various Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church boards and committees, as well as past chair and member of the Gibault High School board. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
McManus is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and now lives in Waterloo, Illinois, with his wife Susan. He has three grown daughters.