Medica’s Board of Directors Names Lisa Erickson as President and Chief Executive Officer
MINNETONKA, MINN – Medica's Board of Directors today named Lisa Erickson President and Chief Executive Officer. She assumes the role effective November 1. Medica operates in twelve states under Medica, Dean Health Plan, and Prevea360 Health Plan brands.
"We are excited to have Lisa as our President and Chief Executive Officer," said John Buck, Medica Board Chair. "She brings strong leadership to our team and a deep understanding of our complex industry to ensure that members are not only covered but cared for."
Prior to being named President and CEO, Lisa served as an executive in several national organizations in industries including health care, retail, and consumer products.
"I'm honored by the opportunity to lead this organization that is committed to bringing our mission to life by serving our community," said Erickson. "I have so much optimism for the value the Medica team can collectively bring to those we serve, which is first and foremost our members. We have a special team who is dedicated to making sure our members not only have access to high-quality affordable health care but also to ensuring they truly are cared for in tangible ways."
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MBA from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Animal Humane Society and previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Academy of Holy Angels, where she served as Finance Committee Chair.
Medica (www.medica.com) is a health plan headquartered in Minnesota. The company serves communities by providing health care coverage and related services in the employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. It operates in Minnesota, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Medica's vision is to be trusted in the community for our unwavering commitment to high quality, affordable health care.