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Our leaders

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Andrea Walsh

President, Chief Executive Officer

“In challenging times, it’s important to have a clear vision and a strong team. At HealthPartners, we have both. Our vision – health as it could be, affordability as it must be, through relationships built on trust – guides everything we do. We have a strong team of 25,000 people who partner with our patients, members and the community to improve health and well-being for all. As an industry-leading organization with care delivery, health plan and research capabilities, we’re dedicated to innovation and building healthier communities.”


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Jim Eppel

Exec. Vice President, Chief Admin. Officer

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Kathy Cooney

Exec. Vice President, Chief Admin. Officer

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Megan Remark

President, Chief Exec. Officer Regions Hospital

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Steven Connelly, MD

Co-Executive Medical Director

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Barb Tretheway

Sr. Vice President, General Counsel

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Brian Rank, MD

Co-Executive Medical Director

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Charlie Fazio, MD

Sr. Vice President, Medical Director

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Nance McClure

Chief Operating Officer

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Calvin Allen

Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Human Resources

Board of directors

For more than 60 years, HealthPartners has been consumer governed by elected board members who are also our patients and members. Watch video >>

James Malecha

Vice Chair

Thomas Brinsko


Luz Maria Frias



Board members

Learn more about our board committees

Board of directors election results

The current election results is for HealthPartners, Inc. Board of Directors. Below are the elected board members’ info:

Phil Donaldson
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Andersen Corporation
Appointed to fill an unexpired term

Luz Maria Frias
President and CEO
YWCA Minneapolis

Morris Goodwin, Jr.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
American Public Media Group

Deborah Hopp
Vice President, Publishing
Publisher, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
MSP Communications

Amy Langer
Salo, LLC

Donald Lewis
Attorney and Shareholder
Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

James Malecha, Jr.
President and CEO
Egan Company

Ruth Mickelsen
Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics
University of Minnesota

Laura Schmaltz Oberst
Executive Vice President and North Region Head of Commercial Banking
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Are you interested in joining the board?

Submit your resume and cover letter, or suggest a potential nominee to:

HealthPartners Governance Committee
Mail Stop 21110A
PO Box 1309
Minneapolis, MN 55440-1309

Or email

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