Lisa Shannon

CEO, Allina Health

Lisa Shannon was appointed to the role of CEO January 1, 2022. She has the responsibility to set the overall strategic direction for Allina Health, ensuring the organization delivers exceptional care and supports the health and well-being of all those served.

Prior to her appointment as CEO, she served as president and chief operating officer, accountable for driving exceptional clinical, operational and financial performance, thus allowing Allina Health to deliver quality, affordable care to the communities we serve.

Before joining Allina Health, Shannon held the roles of chief operating officer and president of health system delivery, for KentuckyOne Health, the largest integrated health system in Kentucky. Preceding her time at KentuckyOne Health, Shannon served in several executive leadership roles at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, including three years as chief operating officer.

Shannon began her career as a clinical dietitian at The Community Hospital in Springfield, Ohio, and spent 10 years at OhioHealth Corporation in Columbus, rising to vice president of ambulatory services. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Shannon places a great deal of value on community engagement. She currently serves on the board of the Greater Twin Cities United Way and the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Strategic Board of Advisors.