Brett Norell, MHA, MPH, FACHEPrincipal

Focus

Brett offers the boards and system leaders of our clients expert advice on financial improvement, stability, and market expansion by advancing both patient satisfaction and physician engagement.

Relevant Experience

  • Hospital CEO, Holy Family Memorial
  • System CFO, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charities Sponsored Ministries
  • Chief of Staff to the President, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Education

  • BS, University of Wisconsin
  • MHA, University of Iowa (Health Management & Policy Award)
  • Master of Public Health, University of Iowa

Brett Norell is an innovative, transformational advisor who draws on his deep domain experience in the mission-driven and academic hospital sectors to help our clients achieve growth, conduct successful affiliation transactions, and strengthen physician, employee, and community engagement. As CEO of a community hospital operating in a highly competitive Wisconsin market, Norell was in the vanguard of value-based health in his region, achieving early success in CIN and ACO arrangements. he led a successful financial turnaround in which he was able to cut expenses by 10% while growing revenues by 3.6mm, breaking through narrow network competition with a direct outreach to key employers. Norell has also served as CFO of a multi-state Catholic system, where he earned the trust of its sponsoring congregation and the community at-large. Based on his service at the system and operations levels of these institutions, he is now able to share with our faith-based clients his deep understanding of their charism in healthcare.