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Johnson, MBA

Kelli Johnson, MBA
Center Director

Ms. Johnson has nearly 25 years of experience working in state government and in the health policy arena. She specializes in program evaluation and is currently completing a doctorate in organizational leadership, policy and development – evaluation studies at the University of Minnesota. 

Prior to joining SHADAC, Ms. Johnson worked in health care compliance at Allina Health System; served as Assistant Commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Health, where she coordinated public health policy activities with the Governor's office and the Minnesota Legislature; and worked at the Minnesota House of Representatives and in the office of U.S. Senator Dave Durenberger.  Ms. Johnson holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas and a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. 

Kelli Johnson, MBA
Center Director