Lisle Wescott

Lisle Wescott


  • Former Market President of the SSM Health Hospitals
  • Expert in hospital quality metrics, patient and employee safety, engagement, and community health needs assessments
  • Board President of Crossroads Clinic – Volunteers in Medicine

Dynamic motivator with 20+ years experience as a health care executive committed to advancing the well-being of entire communities.

Lisle Wescott is a social worker and former health care executive with over 20 years of progressive leadership responsibility and experience. A dynamic motivator with the ability to effectively communicate, innovate new ideas and processes, challenge teams to achieve enhanced outcomes, influence and build trusting relationships, improve culture, develop people and maximize performance. Lisle holds both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Social Work from California State University, Fresno. Upon her graduation, Lisle worked as the Assistant Director of Support Services for Haysville Unified School District in Kansas. In this role, she served as the district’s liaison between the schools and surrounding community as well as evaluated and counseled students and their parents on improving educational and home situations to ensure both academic and personal success. In the late 90s Lisle transitioned her career to Health Care/Hospital Operations. During her 20 year tenure, Lisle held various positions with both IASIS Health Care in Layton, Utah, and SSM Health in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to joining Blue Zones, she was serving as Market President of the SSM Health hospitals in St. Charles County. Lisle’s scope of responsibility included 3 acute care hospitals (St. Joseph Hospitals – St. Charles, Lake Saint Louis & Wentzville) collectively licensed for 625 beds, 3 freestanding outpatient centers, over 25 provider-based clinics, a surgical center joint venture, and FTEs over 2,400. In this role, Lisle was responsible for hospital quality metrics, patient & employee safety, patient/employee/physician engagement, community health needs assessment and implementation plan(s), and fulfillment of growth and financial goals. She remains active in her community holding board positions with Crossroads Clinic – Volunteers in Medicine, St. Charles County Economic Development Center, and Partners for Community Progress. 

Lisle resides in St. Charles County, in the city of Defiance.  Married for 25 years to her husband, Sterling, the couple have two daughters, Jenna (23) and Gracie (21).  Lisle leads an active lifestyle, enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and being outdoors; running, skiing, boating, gardening. 

Lisle is an unapologetically passionate advocate for health and well-being, specifically for the most vulnerable populations. She believes her social work education and training coupled with her professional experience, uniquely positions her to lead community health initiatives during these unprecedented and transformational times.

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