Donn Sorensen has served Mercy since 2000. In April 2017, he was named executive vice president of operations for the health ministry. Prior roles include president of Mercy’s east Missouri region (2012-2017) and vice president/COO of Mercy Clinic, also in the east region (2011-2012). Donn previously served in Mercy’s Springfield, Missouri, region, where he was executive vice president with responsibility for Mercy’s hospitals and services in Springfield, Missouri and surrounding communities, as well as senior vice president/COO for Mercy Clinic in southwestern Missouri.
Donn has more than 25 years of experience in health care, having served with Premier Practice Management (a national practice operations organization), several specialty and multispecialty groups in Nashville, Tennessee, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He holds a master’s in business administration from Missouri State University.
In addition to his contributions to Mercy, Donn is a longtime board member of the AMGA, an organization that represents some of the country’s largest health care delivery systems, and is serving a second term as chair for the AMGA’s board of directors. He also chairs the Make-A-Wish Missouri board of directors and the St. Louis board of directors for Care to Learn.