Prior to joining River Falls Area Hospital, Miller served for ten years as the vice president, operations, for United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., where he led the development of the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute, the St. Paul Cancer Center and the Peter J. King Emergency Center, along with overseeing multiple patient care departments, support services departments and strategic initiatives. Miller is also a former nationally registered paramedic and served as the president of Allina Health Emergency Medical Services and Allina Health Urgent Care Clinics.
Miller earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He also serves on the board of Life Link III, a non-profit organization providing safe and effective air medical transport across Minnesota and Wisconsin.
director of operations and finance
In his role as director of operations and finance, Bruce Craven is responsible for financial oversight and participates in strategic planning, contracting and other operational matters.
He has worked with Allina Health since 2008, coming to the health system from Fairview Health Services, where he also worked in the area of business and finance. Previously, he worked at Adventist Health System in Hinsdale, Illinois and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Bruce holds a master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in health care administration from Loyola University in Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.
director of patient care services
As the director of patient care services at the River Falls Area Hospital, Jen Loesch provides oversight for the practice of nursing and designing, providing, and improving patient care services. Prior to her current role at River Falls Area Hospital, Loesch held a variety of positions within clinical quality and direct patient care nursing. She has a bachelor of science degree in Nursing from the College of St. Catherine and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Business Administration with a health care focus at St. Catherine University. Loesch also serves on the board of directors for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce.