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Senior leadership team
David Albrecht, president
David Albrecht is the president of Owatonna Hospital. Prior to joining Owatonna, Albrecht was the interim chief executive officer of St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg, Ind. He was previously executive vice president for Bellin Health in Green Bay, Wisc. where he led the operations of Bellin Hospital including its employed primary care medical group and an affiliated HMO.
At Bellin, he was the lead executive in planning the construction of a number of major hospital expansion projects and numerous new clinic sites. Other positions Albrecht held at Bellin included controller, vice president of finance/chief financial officer and chief operating officer. He began his career in public accounting serving numerous manufacturing and health care clients.
Albrecht's educational background includes a bachelor's degree in business administration/accounting from University Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a master's degree in business administration/health administration from the University of Colorado.
Albrecht is active in our community including the Noon Rotary Club, United Way of Steele County, Owatonna College and University Center and Good Shepard Lutheran Church. In addition, he has been involved in various health care organizations including Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), American College of Healthcare Executives, Wisconsin Hospital Association and as a recent participant in the HFMA International US/UK Exchange.
Anne Draeger, RN, director of patient care
Anne Draeger is the director of patient care of Owatonna Hospital. Prior to her promotion, Draeger was the manager of Owatonna Hospital's Emergency Department. With more than 24 years of nursing and leadership experience at Owatonna Hospital, Draeger is now responsible for overseeing patient care services at Owatonna Hospital, including inpatient care services and surgical services to enhance quality of care. Draeger's educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Winona State University. She is pursuing her master’s degree in transformational nursing leadership from Augsburg College.
Mark Gillen, director of finance and operations
Mark Gillen is the director of finance and operations at Owatonna Hospital. Gillen is responsible for the hospital's financials and oversees the operational departments.
Gillen has been with Allina Health for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Owatonna Hospital he has worked at the Allina Health System Office, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Phillips Eye Institute and St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee. He has a bachelor of art's degree in Economics with a minor in Marketing from St. Cloud State University.
Sarah Stumme, director of human resources
Sarah Stumme is director of Human Resources at Owatonna Hospital. Stumme administers human resource policies, benefits and compensation programs, employee-relation services and labor-management relation services.
Prior to joining Owatonna Hospital, Stumme was a Human Resources manager at G & K Services in the uniform and commercial laundry business. Other past experience includes Human Resources generalist and management roles in defense and aerospace at BAE Systems in Minneapolis; St. Joseph's Hospital—HealthEast Care System in St. Paul; and in the financial industry.
Stumme's educational background includes a bachelor of arts degree in Human Resource Management and master of arts degree in Organizational Management from Concordia University in St. Paul.