Frederick Bw'Ombongi

Frederick Bw’Ombongi is the VP for operations and clinical and support services, formerly VP for access management, at Allina Health. Before that, he was interim VP for operations at KentuckyOne Health (CommonSpirit), providing leadership in the delivery of strategic, financial, quality, and operations results. He also worked at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in various leadership roles. Fred cofounded two nonprofits, Opening Village Doors Foundation, which fights poverty in Kenya through entrepreneurship and student scholarship, and the Refugee Education Center in West Michigan. Fred is looking forward to starting his PhD program at UMN in fall 2023.

Fred earned an MHA in health administration from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI and a BS in international business from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI. He teaches:

  • HSM 3521 – Health Care Delivery Systems