Published on August 16, 2017

Doug Cropper Named To AHA Board Of Trustees


WASHINGTON – Aug. 16, 2017 -- Genesis President and CEO Doug Cropper is one of eight new members elected to the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association.  The new trustees will serve three-year terms effective January 1.

Cropper has more than 35 years of healthcare experience, starting his career as a surgical orderly. He has been at Genesis since 2008.

“It is an exciting and challenging time to be in this AHA position,’’ Cropper said. “There has already been more change in health care in the past few years than in any other time in my career and I think we can all anticipate much more change in the coming years for hospitals and health systems.’’

Prior to coming to Genesis, Cropper served as an executive vice president with Inova Health System, based in Falls Church, Virginia, and campus administrator of the more than 900-bed Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Between 1991 and 2003, Cropper held various leadership positions with HealthEast, based in St. Paul, Minnesota.  His last position with HealthEast was CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital and health system vice president.

Cropper is involved in volunteering in his community and nationally.  He has served in many leadership positions in the Mormon Church both regionally and locally. He is currently on the Board and Executive Committee of the Quad City Chamber, on the Board and Executive Committee of the Illowa Council of the Boy Scouts of America, on the regional Wells Fargo Advisory Board, on the Iowa Hospital Association Board, a member of UnitedHealthcare’s Healthcare Executive Advisory Council and a member of Premier’s Member Value Improvement Committee.

Cropper graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Utah (1984) and received a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from the University of Minnesota in 1988.


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