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Our leaders

Mary Brainerd

President, Chief Executive Officer

"It’s during times of change that great organizations rise to the top. At HealthPartners, we’ve got the passion, commitment and talent to meet challenges. We are leaders in the work to transform health care and look forward to partnering with our members and patients on the journey to improved health."


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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

President, Co-Executive Medical Director

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Barb Tretheway

Sr. Vice President, General Counsel

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Andrea Walsh

Exec. Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

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Charlie Fazio, MD

Sr. Vice President, Medical Director

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Brian Rank, MD

Co-Executive Medical Director

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Nance McClure

Chief Operating Officer

Board of directors

For more than 50 years, HealthPartners has been consumer governed by elected board members who are also our patients and members. Watch video >>

Ruth Mickelsen

Vice Chair

James Malecha


Kenneth Thome



Board members

Learn more about our board committees

Board of directors election results

In the most recent election, you chose incumbent member Thomas R. Brinsko to serve on the Group Health Plan, Inc. Board of Directors.

Thomas R. Brinsko
Resource Specialist, YMCA of the USA
Past President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Twin Cities

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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