Offutt School Presents guest speakers are leaders of influential organizations that range from publicly traded corporations to entrepreneurial firms building the products and services of the future. The speaker is invited to share reflections in a 35-minute program, including a conversational interview with a moderator and a Q&A with attendees. Topics of conversation include one or more of the four themes of the Offutt School of Business program: ethics, leadership, entrepreneurism and globalism.

Upcoming Events

The Offutt School Presents fall event will feature Andrea Walsh, president and chief executive officer for Minnesota-based HealthPartners, and be moderated by Tammy Lee '93, chief executive officer of Nanocore. 

Thursday, Oct. 31
The Business of Healthcare and Self-Care Leadership
6:30-7:30 a.m. Coffee and Networking
7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast
Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, Minneapolis
Cost: $30

RSVP by: Thursday, Oct. 23

Speaker: Andrea Walsh

Andrea Walsh is president and chief executive officer for Minnesota-based HealthPartners, the largest, consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation. Throughout her career, Walsh has been passionate about health and deeply committed to making a difference in people’s lives. Today, she leads a team of more than 26,000 people focused on the mission of improving health and well-being in partnership with patients, members, and the community. Walsh has been part of the HealthPartners senior executive team for more than 20 years. She served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer for nearly 15 years and joined HealthPartners in 1994 as senior vice president and corporate counsel. She previously practiced law and was an assistant commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Health. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School and the University of Kansas. 

Walsh has a long history of community service and currently serves on several boards.

Moderator: Tammy Lee '93

Tammy Lee ’93 serves as CEO of Nanocore, a Class 1 medical device company based in Red Wing, Minn., that produces and sells wearable cooling therapeutic products under its NanohealthTM and NanopauseTM brands. Prior to joining Nanocore, Lee served as president and CEO of Recombinetics, a platform technology company for gene-editing, where she successfully raised a $34 million Series A round. Before that, Lee held senior executive positions in complex, multinational businesses including vice president of corporate affairs at Carlson Companies and at Delta Air Lines during the Northwest-Delta merger. She also served as a corporate officer at Northwest Airlines and Sun Country Airlines. Lee was named to Twin Cities Business Magazine's Top 100 People to Know in 2018. She is a member of the Women Presidents Organization, Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable and Women’s Forum of Minnesota. Lee received her MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and serves on the Board of Regents for her alma mater, Concordia College. 


Carol M. Hedberg

Office Assistant for Budgets and Events Offutt School of Business (Office)