Ms. Rudquist was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer December 2, 2014. Through this position she is responsible for the administration of the facility in all activities and departments. Prior to this appointment, she was the vice president of the cardiovascular service line at Fairview Health Services for five years. Under her leadership, Rudquist oversaw strategic and operational management of 13 cardiovascular clinics, three cardiovascular labs, two electrophysiology programs, two cardiothoracic surgery programs and a heart transplant & ventricular assist device program. Rudquist also spent 19 years at Allina Health, where she held several positions, including executive director of ambulatory services. Ms. Rudquist received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul. She has a Master’s in Nursing Administration from the University of Minnesota and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Debra Rudquist, FACHE
President and CEO Amery Hospital & Clinic