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Sorensen, VP of Mercy, To Speak At G.U. Commencement

by Rachel Heston-Davis Sorensen, VP of Mercy, To Speak At G.U. Commencement

Greenville University will welcome Donn Sorensen, executive vice president of operations with Mercy health system, to speak at the University’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies on May 11.

Sorensen began his career with Mercy in 2000, heading clinic operations in Springfield, Missouri, and leading his group to earn repeated recognition as top integrated health care delivery network. He became chief operating officer for the eastern Missouri network of Mercy clinics, serving as regional president in 2012. Today as VP, he works with the presidents of regional hospitals and clinics in order to direct the growth and strategy of the organization. He also serves as regional president of Mercy’s West Communities.

Other leadership accomplishments include:

Donn Sorensen Video

Sorensen earned his bachelor’s in business administration from Luther College. He holds a master’s in health administration from St. Mary’s College and a master’s in business administration from Missouri State University. He has worked for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, specialty groups in Tennessee and Louisiana, and the national practice operations organization Premier Practice Management.

With more than 25 years of healthcare experience, Sorensen comes to G.U. ready to encourage the next generation of leaders as they walk the graduation stage.

G.U. will recognize graduates at two ceremonies on May 11:

  • 10 a.m. Briner School of Business, School of Education and School of Adult Studies graduates
  • 3 p.m. College of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional Studies and Bastian School of Theology, Philosophy, and Ministry graduates

Find more Commencement information online.

This story was published on February 20, 2019

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