Mary Jo Williamson
Ms. Williamson is the vice chair for administration at Mayo Clinic and the chief administrative officer at the Mayo Clinic Health System. She previously served as the chair for practice administration at Mayo Clinic, director for the Mayo Clinic Care Network, as well as roles as vice chair for Mayo Clinic Health System administration, providing operational and programmatic leadership to ongoing initiatives and new strategic directives across the system’s 12 sites.
Her 25-year career with Mayo Clinic has provided opportunities ranging from developing the Ask Mayo Clinic nurse triage service and serving as vice chair to contracting and payer relations and vice chair of Mayo Clinic Health System to various leadership roles at all three Mayo Clinic locations. In addition to her Mayo Clinic responsibilities, Ms. Williamson currently serves as a board member of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and a board member of Resoundant, and has previously served as a board member of CentraCare Health System in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Prior to working for Mayo Clinic, she worked in the Strategic Services Division of Anderson Consulting and as director of budgeting for Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.
Ms. Williamson has served on the Mayo Clinic Management Team, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Midwest Executive Operating Team, and Mayo Clinic Administrative Team and is a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors and Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees. She is a graduate of Arizona State University with a bachelor of science in finance and accounting and received a master of business administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.