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:

Michael Powell

  • Chair, Board of Trustees
  • College of William and Mary; Georgetown University. President and CEO of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, former member and chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Prior public service includes chief of staff of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, policy advisor to the Secretary of Defense, and service as an armored calvary officer in the U.S. Army. Trustee of the National Archives Foundation, chair of the William and Mary Foundation Board, and co-chair of the Grad Nation project of the America's Promise Alliance.
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 Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. Completed fellowship in gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. More than 33 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. Holds academic rank of professor of medicine and physiology. Previously co-founded the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, served as Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida. President and CEO, Mayo Clinic.

Christina K. Zorn

  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • University of Wisconsin; Creighton University School of Law. Attorney, Foley & Lardner 1998 – 2002. Legal Counsel, Mayo Clinic 2002 – present. Chair, Legal Division, Mayo Clinic in Florida 2008 – 2014. Chief Administrative Officer, Mayo Clinic in Florida, 2015 – 2021. Chief Administrative Officer, Mayo Clinic, 2021 – 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 Comprehensive 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.
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.

Paul A. Gorman

  • Treasurer
  • Paul A. Gorman has been Treasurer since 2020.

Ajani N. Dunn

  • Assistant Secretary
  • Ajani N. Dunn has been Assistant Secretary since 2022.

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.

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.