Central MN LPC

Who We Are?

We are a subset of ACHE-MN with a mission of fostering relationships, education, and collaboration between healthcare leaders across the region. The ACHE Local Program Council in Central Minnesota exists to further your leadership, your educational needs, and career aspirations. We are a local connection for healthcare professionals in all areas; academic medicine, biotechnology, payers, suppliers, critical access hospitals, and more.

Seasoned leaders

Seasoned leaders find a myriad of ways to deepen connections with colleagues and contribute as mentors, speakers, and program facilitators.


Mid-careerists appreciate educational and networking opportunities which enable them to stay on the cutting edge of trends and best practice.

Early careerists

Early careerists benefit from educational and leadership opportunities which differentiate them as emerging leaders.


Physicians find opportunities to explore healthcare leadership from a different vantage point while potentially adding to their professional credentials as a Fellow of the College.

Pre-professional administration and health students

Pre-professional administration and health students explore and deepen their interests in the field through networking and education events.

Central LPC Council Members

Craig Wolhowe
VP of Clinics & Hospitals
Lakewood Health System

Jose Alba
Chief Ambulatory Officer
Tri-County Health Care

Dawn Barnard

Ryan Cerney

Amy Greenwaldt

Tracey Hendrickx

Brenda Schleske

Brooke Thorson

David Walz

Mary Ellen Wells

Joseph Wendt

Jennifer Westrum

Sandy Wiczek