The International Society of Business Leaders Recognizes Shirley A. Weis

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Shirley Weis is an accomplished healthcare leader who recently retired from her role as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Mayo Clinic. In this position, she oversaw operations for the $10 billion, 60,000 employee international health care system established by the Mayo Clinic.

Shirley is currently the President of Weis Associates, LLC, a management and leadership consulting company. She is also Special Advisor to the President of Arizona State University and Professor in the W. P. Carey College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Shirley worked previously as the Executive Director of Mayo Management Services, Inc. and Chief Operating Officer for Blue Care Network Health Central. She serves on the boards of directors of Sentry Insurance and RTI Surgical, Inc. as well as the advisory boards of Traverse Global Healthcare and Women Business Leaders. She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women, Women Corporate Directors, Women in the Boardroom, Women Business Leaders, and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

A magna cum laude graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Nursing, Dr. Weis also earned a Master’s in Management Degree from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has been honored by Michigan State University with a Doctor of Science degree.

Professor Weis has a broad academic and teaching background. She is a special advisor to Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow and serves as a professor in the W. P. Carey School of Business and the ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation. In addition, she is adjunct professor at Michigan State University. Dr. Weis is an Emerita Professor of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She has also taught healthcare leadership at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Michigan State University, the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, Lansing Community College and for the Michigan Hospital Association.

Ms. Weis has been named a Michigan State University Distinguished Alumna and has received the Diana Award for Outstanding Business Women. She was named one of the Top 25 Women in the United States in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine in 2007 and 2013.

International Society of Business Leaders Member Shirley A. Weis can be found in the Society Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.

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