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Leadership

Through a shared strategic vision and commitment to our core values, Methodist’s leaders are dedicated to delivering exceptional care, championing our employees and improving the health of our communities.
David Burd, Senior Vice President, Operations at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital

David Burd

President and CEO

David Burd is president and CEO of Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital. Prior to this appointment, he served as senior vice president of operations for Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

Burd came to Jennie Edmundson in May 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing over 20 years of experience in the health care industry. He previously was chief executive officer for Thayer County Health Services in Hebron, Nebraska.

He served as vice president of finance for the Nebraska Hospital Association for over 12 years. He also has experience as an accountant, patient accounts manager and systems coordinator for what is now Bryan Health in Lincoln, Nebraska. He has served as chief operating officer for All American Insurance in Lincoln and chief financial officer for Thayer County Health Services.

He earned his associate degree in accounting from the Lincoln School of Commerce, his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his master’s degree in health care administration from Bellevue University.