Mayo Clinic Leadership

The officers and directors of Mayo Clinic are elected by the Board of Trustees to assist them in overseeing and conducting the activities of Mayo Clinic.

The officers are:

Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr.

  • Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Samuel A. Di Piazza Jr. joined the board in 2010 and has been chair since February 2014.
  • University of Alabama; University of Houston. Retired global CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited; 36-year career at PwC with multiple leadership positions, including chairman and senior partner and member, Global Leadership Team; recipient of Ellis Island Medal of Honor and the INROADS Leadership Award; internationally recognized author and commentator in fields such as corporate reporting, transparency, anti-corruption and sustainable development; active with many humanitarian initiatives, including Junior Achievement Worldwide, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, St. Patrick's Cathedral, National September 11 Memorial and Museum, and New York Ballet.
Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.

  • CEO and President
  • St. Aloysius College in Malta; M.D. degree at University of Malta and Medical School. Completed internship at St. Luke's University Hospital in Malta and internship and residency in internal medicine at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Completed fellowship in gastroenterology at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Over 26 years with Mayo Clinic as a physician jointly appointed in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, and in the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering in Minnesota. Previously served as Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine and as associate medical director of the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic. Holds academic rank of professor of medicine and physiology and has full faculty privileges in biomedical engineering at Mayo Graduate School. CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, 2014-2018. President and CEO, Mayo Clinic, effective January of 2019.

Jeffrey W. Bolton

  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Jeffrey W. Bolton joined the board in 2011.
  • Pennsylvania State University; University of Pittsburgh
  • Contract Administrator, City of Pittsburgh, 1979-1981; Planning/Financial Analysis, University of Pittsburgh, 1981-1984; Carnegie Mellon University, 1984-2002 — various positions including Vice President for Business and Planning and CFO, 1998-2002; Mayo Foundation, Chief Financial Officer and Chair, Department of Foundation Finance, 2002-2013. Chief Administrative Officer, 2013-present.

Richard J. Gray, M.D.

  • CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  • Lake Superior State University; M.D. degree from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. Professor of Surgery in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Gray, a surgical oncologist, has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff since 2001. He served as chair of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Arizona; chair of Mayo's Breast Specialty Council; and vice chair of the Department of Surgery in Arizona. Joined the Board of Trustees in 2019. Named CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, May 2019.

Kent R. Thielen, M.D.

  • CEO of Mayo Clinic Florida
  • South Dakota State University; M.D. degree at University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Thielen has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff for the past 22 years and serves as a professor of Radiology in the Department of Radiology. Chair, Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology in the Midwest , 2013-2018. Chair of the Division of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology, 2004-2013. Chief resident, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, 1993-1994. Named Vice President, Mayo Clinic and CEO, Mayo Clinic Florida, January 2019.
Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.

Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D.

  • President Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Bobbie Gostout, M.D., joined the board in 2014.
  • B.S., College of St. Teresa; M.D., Mayo Medical School. Residencies in internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology; research fellowship in obstetrics and gynecology; fellowship in gynecologic oncology, Mayo Clinic.
  • Consultant, Division of Gynecologic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with joint appointment to Department of Surgery; chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rochester; Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology.
Dennis E. Dahlen

Dennis E. Dahlen

  • CFO
  • Dennis Dahlen has been CFO since 2017.
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN; University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
  • Banner Health 2000 – 2017 various positions including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2009 – 2017; Senior Vice President of Finance 2006 – 2009; and System Vice President, Finance 2000 – 2006. Lutheran Health System 1983 – 2000 various positions including Director of Finance, Operations; and Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Concord Health Services.
Joshua B. Murphy, J.D.

Joshua B. Murphy, J.D.

  • CLO and Secretary
  • Joshua B. Murphy has been secretary since 2015.
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, IL; Amherst College, Amherst, MA
  • Chief Legal Officer and Department Chair, Mayo Clinic Legal Department, February 2015-present; Various legal positions, Mayo Clinic Legal Department April 2000-present; Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., Chicago, IL, Associate, June 1993-April 2000.

Harry N. Hoffman

  • Treasurer
  • Harry N. Hoffman has been Treasurer since 2003.

Sherry L. Hubert

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Sherry L. Hubert has been Assistant Secretary since 2003.

Paula E. Menkosky

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Paula E. Menkosky has been Assistant Secretary since 2013.
Christina K. Zorn

Christina K. Zorn

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Christina K. Zorn has been Assistant Secretary since 2016.

William A. Brown, J.D.

  • Assistant Treasurer
  • William A. Brown, J.D. has been Assistant Treasurer since 2010.

James R. Francis

  • Assistant Treasurer
  • James R. Francis has been Assistant Treasurer since 2004.

Paul A. Gorman

  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Paul A. Gorman has been Assistant Treasurer since 2011.

Ricky J. Haeflinger

  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Ricky J. Haeflinger has been Assistant Treasurer since 2011.
Mark L. Norby

Mark L. Norby

  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Mark L. Norby has been Assistant Treasurer since 2015.