Eric Schaefer

Eric Schaefer

Director-Business Development at North Memorial Health Care


Eric Schaefer serves as Director-Business

Development for North Memorial Health Care, a health system serving patients in

Minnesota. His current focus is on

developing new sites and services, implementing growth strategies, and developing

strategic partnerships. Eric also serves

as an advisor to several healthcare start-ups and helps lead the local Health

2.0 chapter.

Prior to joining North Memorial, Eric had

his own consulting practice, Vita Strategic Consulting, serving clients in the

healthcare sector. He has also held

roles at Allina Health where he led the development and launch of Allina’s

Center for Healthcare Innovation, VHA where he co-developed a series of

research studies on the healthcare industry, as well as roles at Arthur

Andersen and ZS Associates

Eric lives in Minneapolis with his wife and

daughters, and enjoys the many miles of bicycle trails the city has to offer.