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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Leadership

Senior Management Team

Ben Bache-Wiig, MD
President
612-863-4509

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2009
  • Previous experience: president of North Clinic, PA; Vice President of Medical Affairs, Abbott Northwestern
  • Education: medical degree (University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison)

Linda Davis Archer
Director of Human Resources
612-863-4850

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2007
  • Previous experience: human resources leadership positions at Star Tribune, Regions Hospital, and the YMCAs of Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • Education: bachelor's degree (College of Saint Benedict)
  • Certifications: Strategic Human Resources Planning  (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Jason Gaines
Vice President for West Health and Regional Specialty Services
612-863-6872

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2011
  • Previous experience:director of business development, Minneapolis Heart Institute
  • Education: bachelor's degree in environmental science (University of Iowa), master's degree in business administration (Augsburg College)

Terry Graner
Vice President, Patient Care
612-863-4910

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 1986
  • Previous experience: director of nursing
  • Education: bachelor's degree in nursing (University of Iowa), master's degree in nursing administration (University of Minnesota), certified as a Nurse Executive

Richard Meyer
President, Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation
612-863-4126

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2007
  • Previous experience: vice president of organizational advancement for Minnesota Masonic Homes and director of the Children's Theatre Company's development program
  • Education: political science degree (University of Washington in Seattle), jurisprudence degree (University of Minnesota)

Dennis O'Hare
Vice President, Medical Affairs
612-863-0342

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2012
  • Length of service at Allina Health: since 1986
  • Previous experience: vice president of medical affairs, Mercy Hospital; medical director roles with Allina Health
  • Education: medical degree (Creighton University School of Medicine), master's degree in administrative medicine

Monica Schiller
Director, Clinical Operations
612-863-3330

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2012
  • Previous experience: Operations Clinic Manager, Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center
  • Education: bachelor’s degree, journalism (Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis.), master's degree, business (University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis)

Daryl Schroeder
Vice President, Operations
612-863-4120

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 1987
  • Previous experience: mining management, college professor, master electrician
  • Education: bachelor’s degree in electrical technology (University of Minnesota), master’s degree in education and industrial safety and health (University of Minnesota)

Tom Talley
Vice President, Operations, Cardiovascular Service Line
612-863-4120

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: since 2011
  • Previous experience: CEO, Asheville Cardiology Associates, Asheville, North Carolina
  • Education: bachelor’s degree, business administration (Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan.), master's degree, business administration and management, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kan.)

Brian Weinreis
Chief Financial Officer
612-863-1920

  • Length of service at Abbott Northwestern: Since the Fall of 2006
  • Previous experience: Vice President, Regional Hospitals and Specialty Operations, Allina Health
  • Education: bachelor's degree (Augustana College)
  • Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Fellow, Health Care Managers Association (HFMA)