Linda Newberry-Ferguson, former CEO of the Rehabilitation of Hospital of Wisconsin, has been named president and CEO of Village Manor Park Healthcare & Community Living in West Allis, WI.

Newberry-Ferguson has held several executive positions in the Milwaukee healthcare industry, most recently as senior vice president of clinical navigation Dohmen Life Sciences Services and Eversana.

She previously was CEO of the Kindred Hospital Milwaukee, a long-term acute care hospital. She succeeds Elizabeth Toohill, who recently resigned as CEO.

In her new role, Newberry-Ferguson will focus on making VMP an employer of choice in the region. The organization has more than 400 employees and provides independent living, assisted care, memory care, skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, ventilator care and outpatient therapy.

Newberry-Ferguson is director and chair of the board of the Wisconsin American Lung Association and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee College of Health Sciences.

She is past president and past director of the board of TEMPO Milwaukee, former director and chair of the board for Metro Milwaukee American Heart Association, a former steering committee member of Milwaukee Women Inc., and a former board member of the Wisconsin Badger State, Science and Engineering Fairs.