President and CEO
Mary Brainerd first joined Bloomington-based HealthPartners in 1992 and was tapped as CEO of the large nonprofit in 2002. Under her leadership, HealthPartners has grown steadily, its revenue roughly doubling to approximately $5.2 billion, making it one of the largest nonprofits in the state. At the same time, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) ranks HealthPartners in the top 5 percent of health plans nationally, based on clinical performance and member satisfaction. The NCQA has also ranked HealthPartners the No. 1 plan in Minnesota for 10 consecutive years.