Leadership team

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Ann Madden Rice
president

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2018
Previous experience: chief executive officer, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento; chief executive officer and chief financial officer, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Education: master’s degree in accounting, University of Iowa; bachelor’s degree in industrial administration, Iowa State University

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David Joos
operations executive

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2018
Previous experience: division vice president, operations, KentuckyOne Health in Louisville; operations administrator, Spectrum Health, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and OhioHealth in Columbus
Education: master’s business administration (Ohio University, Athens); bachelor of science (Ohio State University, Columbus)

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Dennis O'Hare, MD
vice president, medical affairs

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2012
Length of service at Allina Health: since 1986
Previous experience: vice president of medical affairs, Mercy Hospital; medical director roles with Allina Health
Education: medical degree (Creighton University School of Medicine), master's degree in administrative medicine

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Earl Beitzel
vice president, finance

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2018
Previous experience: vice president, finance and business development, Allina Health Group; vice president, finance and business development, Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health; vice president and CFO, HealthPartners
Education: bachelor of science, accounting and mathematics (Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN)
Certification: Certified Public Accountant (inactive)

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Tony LaCroix-Dalluhn, MSN, BSN, RN
vice president, operations

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 1994
Previous experience: emergency medical technician, staff RN, patient care manager (Emergency Department, observation, radiology); patient care director (Emergency Department, observation, trauma program, emergency management, orthopedics, staffing office, patient placement, social work, care coordination)
Education: bachelor of arts, physiology (University of Minnesota); associate degree, nursing (Minneapolis Community and Technical College); bachelor of science, nursing (St. Catherine University); master of science, nursing leadership (Metropolitan State University)

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Richard Meyer
president, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2007
Previous experience: vice president of organizational advancement for Minnesota Masonic Homes and director of the Children's Theatre Company's development program
Education: political science degree (University of Washington in Seattle), jurisprudence degree (University of Minnesota)

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Mandy Richards, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CNRN
vice president, patient care, Abbott Northwestern; system chief nursing officer, Allina Health

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2017
Previous experience: patient care director, neuroscience, spine and critical care, Abbott Northwestern Hospital; director of clinical programs, neuroscience-spine service line, Allina Health; vice president, patient care services/chief nursing officer, United Hospital, part of Allina Health; vice president, clinical operations, Abbott Northwestern
Education: bachelor of nursing (Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia); master of science, nursing, (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

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Sarah Stumme
vice president, human resources

Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2018
Previous experience: director of human resources, system office, Allina Health; director of human resources, Owatonna Hospital and District One Hospital, part of Allina Health
Education: bachelor of arts, human resources management (Concordia University); master of arts, organizational management (Concordia University)