Trudy recently managed the executive search for the new CEO of Southside Community Health Services. Congratulations go out to Ann Cazaban!
Trudy is a big-picture thinker who helps organizations and their people think creatively, constructively and systematically to meet changing needs. She provides steady guidance for organizations navigating periods of transition, helping them to clarify values, set realistic and measurable goals, and align operations and structures to promote successful outcomes. She provides consulting services for the following:
As a long-time corporate health care policy and management executive, Trudy managed the clinical implementation of Epic Software for HealthPartners at 40 clinics and Regions Hospital, and was hired by Medtronic to help develop their health outcomes program. An expert at evaluating clinical medical literature, Trudy developed statewide evidence-based policy with the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), as well as with two separate state-sponsored collaborations of health plans.
An active community leader, Trudy currently serves on the Board of The Minnesota Humanities Center. She also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Urban Roots, a nonprofit that promotes leadership opportunities for St. Paul East Side youth. Previously, she served on the Board of Governors of the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics; on the Executive Board of a collaboration of state Medicaid programs; on the Management Committee of Camp UniStar; and on the Community Arts Base and Community Education Boards of River Falls, WI.
Trudy earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Minnesota and a BS in Landscape Horticulture from UW-River Falls, and holds an MPH from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.