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Heidi Johnson

Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, ECMC Group

Heidi Johnson is the senior vice president, chief of staff (COS) and works with the executive leadership team in the planning and coordination of strategic, highly complex activities across the organization. In addition to her COS role, she leads the Records and Information Management Committee and is the co-executive sponsor of ECMC’s Black Employee Network Group as well as our Wellbeing network.

Ms. Johnson has 30 years of experience in higher education finance and software development—28 of which have been in a variety of positions within ECMC Group and its affiliates. She has managed every aspect of the information technology (IT) department and created ECMC’s Enterprise Risk Management program and a Project Management Office (PMO) function.

Before joining ECMC, she was an IT consultant, managing large-scale development efforts for health care insurance companies.

Ms. Johnson is a board member for the Minneapolis Regional Chamber and a past board member of TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Foundation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is PMP certified and has obtained a Six Sigma Black Belt and several other ITIL certifications.