November 30, 2014 – Executive recruiting firm B.E. Smith has placed Brent R. Phillips as president and chief executive officer of Regional Health in Rapid City, SD. Formerly, Mr. Phillips served as senior vice president of medical group operations and then president of Greater Milwaukee South for Aurora Health Care. “Regional Health was seeking a forward-thinking senior healthcare executive with a dedicated focus on team building, developing robust physician partnerships and successful process improvement in complex environments,” said Mark Madden, senior vice president of executive search for B. E. Smith. “Brent’s experience and leadership style were the perfect fit.” Regional Health provides integrated care and service for patients and their families. Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers.