Thomas Ter Horst- Dean - WI

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Thomas Ter Horst

System Vice President, Human Resources 

Tom Ter Horst is the System Vice President Human Resources for SSM Health in Wisconsin. As System Vice President of Human Resources, Tom oversees recruitment, hiring, benefits, physician and employee relations and all employee engagement for the more than 12,000 SSM Health employees serving Wisconsin in their work at Dean Medical Group, St. Mary’s Hospital – Madison, St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville, St. Clare Hospital – Baraboo, and Dean Health Plan.

Tom joined SSM Health in 2016, after spending more than fourteen years with Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee. During his tenure with Aurora, he served in various Human Resources leadership positions, including Vice President of Human Resources.

Tom earned his Masters of Business Administration at Marquette University in Milwaukee and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration at St. Norbert College in De Pere.