Mammoth Sports on Wednesday announced Matthew Bergmann has joined the company as general counsel and chief legal officer. Bergmann was previously a partner at the law firm of Frieden & Forbes, LLP for more than a decade. His private practice of law focused in the areas of administrative, business/corporate, education, gaming, governmental relations, labor, real estate and workers compensation. “Mammoth is an incredible company and I welcome the opportunity to join such a fantastic team,” said Bergmann. “I hope my experiences can add value to Mammoth as the company continues to grow.” Bergmann was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 2005 and is licensed to practice at the state and federal levels. He graduated from Washburn University in 2001 and earned his Juris Doctorate from the Washburn University School of Law in 2005. He also studied internationally, participating in coursework at Orebro University in Orebro, Sweden, as well as King’s College in London, England. Bergmann lives in Silver Lake, Kansas with his wife, Shannon, and their three children.
Steve Anderson, chief executive officer at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus, will step away from his work in health care beginning June 1 to start a new private venture in Salt Lake City. “Steve Anderson has been an outstanding leader during his nearly 4-year tenure at the St. Francis Campus,” said Matt Maxfield, president of the Americas region with Ardent Health Services. “He has led the transition of ownership to The University of Kansas Health System and Ardent and built patient and community confidence in the hospital and clinic’s services while maintaining outstanding quality and service for every patient.” Under Anderson’s leadership, the St. Francis Campus expanded its presence with the acquisition of Tallgrass Ambulatory Surgery Center and in primary care through the development of three urgent care centers. He led the successful affiliation of the cancer center with The University of Kansas Cancer Center and expanded local cancer services with the latest in technology and the recruitment of several new physicians. A national search for a new CEO is underway.
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