Jennifer Olson

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Children's Minnesota

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Jennifer Olson

Jennifer M. Olson, MBA, is a highly regarded, award-winning health care executive best known for her strategic and operational leadership in driving enterprise health care solutions. Ms. Olson is currently the senior vice president, chief operating officer at Children’s Minnesota. In this role, she oversees vital areas of health system operations, including inpatient, ambulatory, diagnostic services, pharmacy, partnerships, strategic planning and growth, value and clinical excellence, marketing/communications, and provider outreach. Ms. Olson also provides strategic and operational oversight of the Mother Baby Fetal, Cardiovascular and Neurosciences Institutes.

Prior to this role, Ms. Olson served as senior vice president of system operations and chief strategy officer for Children’s Minnesota. From 2010–2015, she was the vice president of operations for the Mother Baby clinical service line, a collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health. Prior to her career at Children’s Minnesota, she held roles at Deloitte Consulting and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

Ms. Olson earned her MBA with a focus in Management and Health Care, and an undergraduate degree in Finance, both from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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