Chief Strategy Officer
Andrea Gibson serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Cook County Health. In this role, she is responsible for the organizational growth, business development, affiliated strategies and for implementing strategic initiatives for Cook County Health consistent with the organization’s 185-year-old mission.
Ms. Gibson previously served as the health system’s Interim Chief Business Officer, where she oversaw the health system’s finance departments, including budget, accounts payable, payroll, patient financial services, managed care, accounting and grants. She first joined CCH in 2015 as Director of Project Management and Operational Excellence. Previously, she served as Budget Director for Cook County and Deputy Budget Director for the City of Chicago. In all, Ms. Gibson has more than 26 years of experience in leading governmental entities’ fiscal responsibility and transparency initiatives.
Ms. Gibson has a bachelor’s degree in political science and environmental studies from Macalester College, as well as master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.