Sara Criger named Chair of LifeSource Board of Directors
Sara serves as Senior Vice President, Allina Health Operations and President, Mercy Hospital. She also provides executive leadership support to the Mental Health and Addiction Clinical Service Line for Allina Health.
With 30+ years in healthcare leadership, Sara has also held the positions of vice president, HealthEast Care System and CEO, St. Joseph’s Hospital; president of Fairview Ridges Hospital and Clinics; and vice president of ambulatory services, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview.
An active community member, Sara currently serves on the Minnesota Hospital Association Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and LifeSource Organ and Tissue Donation Board of Directors as Vice Chair. Previously, she served as 2012 chair of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Board, a member of the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, Minnesota Hospital Association Policy and Advocacy Committee, Twin Cities American Heart and Stroke Association Board, and Minnesota National Guard Strategic Advisory Task Force.
Sara holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Connecticut State University and a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of St. Francis in Illinois.