Executive Vice President and Chief Health Plan Officer, HealthPartners

Jennifer Danielson leads and guides the health plan in its efforts to continually innovate and grow. She also leads the organization-wide efforts to connect care and plan capabilities to build a differentiated experience for employers, members, patients and the community.


Jennifer has extensive health plan experience, including serving as president of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah for six years, as well as serving as SVP of Public Affairs and Policy at Cambia Health Solutions, a non-profit health company serving more than 3 million members. Jennifer has deep health policy and regulatory expertise, provider network and marketplace strategy experience and a passion for building teams. Most recently, she’s been the chief growth officer at Collective Health, a California-based health and well-being organization.


  • B.A., University of Utah
  • J.D., S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah