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Andrea Walsh

Andrea Walsh

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer


Word of mouth is the most powerful marketing tool in health care today. Our success hinges on patients, members and customers experiencing superior care and customer service at every point of contact with our organization.


Andrea Walsh is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at HealthPartners. She has a broad range of responsibilities that include health plan and care delivery marketing, sales, provider relations, health/wellness and disease management programs, worksite health solutions, customer service and public affairs. She has been with HealthPartners since 1994, and prior to that practiced law and was an assistant commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Health. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1988, and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Kansas where she majored in Business and English.

Walsh has a passion for community service. She serves on several boards including the Metropolitan Minneapolis YMCA, Minnesota Science Museum and Minneapolis Downtown Council. She is the immediate past chair of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.


  • Doctor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Undergraduate degrees in Business and English, University of Kansas


Walsh grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, where her father was a physician at the Mayo Clinic. She and her husband have three children. Honors include CityBusiness’ 1998 “Under 40” business leader recognition award and recognition by the Health Care Forum as an “International Emerging Leader in Health Care” in 1999.

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