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Riverside Healthcare Announces Kyle Benoit Vice President of Operations

KANKAKEE, IL (July 12, 2017) - Riverside Healthcare named Kyle Benoit to the position of vice president of operations for areas under his leadership. In his new role, Benoit will be responsible for the strategy, operational execution and growth for facilities development, maintenance and construction. This role combines responsibilities from his previous position as vice president of clinical services in which he guides ambulance, emergency, cardiovascular, surgical, perioperative, imaging, neurosciences and laboratory services.

"Riverside is dedicated to the continual improvement of patient experiences," said Phil Kambic, President and CEO of Riverside Healthcare. "Kyle's leadership is true to Riverside's mission and enables us to provide the best care and most convenient access to our patients and families."

Benoit joined Riverside in February 2014 as vice president of surgical and interventional services. Prior to Riverside, Benoit served as director of perioperative services at University of Illinois Hospital and Health System in Chicago. He received his Master's degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

He serves as vice president on the Bishop McNamara Catholic School Board of Directors. He also serves on the United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois County Board of Directors.

Benoit was born in raised in Kankakee. He resides in Bourbonnais with his wife, Danielle, and their four young children.

Learn more about Riverside Healthcare's Senior Leadership Team by visiting riversidehealthcare.org


Riverside Healthcare is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 312-bed hospital, provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is a nationally recognized, award-winning Level II Trauma hospital with nationally-leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. Its reputation for nursing excellence has made Riverside the area's only Magnet® Recognized hospital. Because Riverside's clinical performance ranks them among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide, Healthgrades has named them a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award, and Truven Health Analytics presented them with the 100 Top Hospitals® award. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region. Learn more about Riverside Healthcare at www.RiversideHealthcare.org.