Chris Benson

Executive Director

Chris Benson joined Juniper after nearly 25 years at the Mayo Clinic, beginning as an Administrative Fellow and ending as Vice Chair of domestic and international provider relations. This included growing the Mayo Clinic Care Network from inception to over 35 nonprofit health systems in the United States and 11 global members across Mexico, India, China, Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates.

He has an unparalleled understanding of how organizations in the hospital industry can create value together short of change of control transactions.  His experience at Mayo included emphasis on clinical operations, quality improvement, cultural development and strategic collaborations.

Chris is a native of Iowa and earned a Master of Health Administration at The University of Iowa.