Leadership team

Kelly Spratt

Kelly Spratt

president

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: Since March 2018
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in management from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee and a master's degree in health and human services administration from Saint Mary's University.

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Gretchen Frederick, RN, MA

director of patient care and quality

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: since January 2005
  • Previous experience: Quality consultant for Allina Health regional hospitals and director of care management at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Education: Bachelor's of nursing (St. Scholastica) and a masters in human service and health administration (St. Mary's University)
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Heather Johnson

director of operations, finance and business development

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: since April 2015
  • Previous experience: Joined Allina Health in 2008 as a performance improvement consultant at Mercy Hospital. Most recently, director of operations at Mercy Hospital.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City SD) and master of healthcare administration (University of Minnesota)
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Robert Mullaney, MD

director of medical affairs

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: since July 2017
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Kristin Denne

director of human resources

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: Since February 2018
  • Previous experience: Joined Allina Health in 2013 as a senior human resources generalist in the Allina Health Group. 
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in management with a human resources concentration (St. Cloud State University) and a master of business administration (Concordia University)

Ashley Andersen

Ashley Andersen

foundation senior development associate

  • Length of service at Buffalo Hospital: since July 2017
  • Previous experience: Event planner and development associate for Feed My Starving Children
  • Education: Bachelor of art in cultural studies (Roehampton University, London, UK)