Joanna Benning is Vice President of Facilities and Construction for Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is a vertically integrated, multi-regional health system with more than seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations throughout 55 northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities. Mercyhealth provides over 125 specialty and subspecialty services. Joanna manages facilities for the entire system and oversees all construction projects throughout the region. Joanna has managed and operationalized over 600 million in renovations and new construction projects. She has 15 years’ experience primarily as the owner representative. Joanna was in charge of the recently completed Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford, IL.