Lloyd H. Dean is Chief Executive Officer of CommonSpirit Health. In this role, Dean sets the strategic direction for one of the largest health systems in the nation.
Dean believes that access to health care is a human right and has long been a champion of expanding affordable health care access for all.
Everyday, he inspires CommonSpirit’s 150,000 employees across 21 states to create healthier communities and help people lead healthier lives.
An advocate of collaboration and innovative partnerships, Dean leverages CommonSpirit’s diverse resources to address the social determinants of health and create health equity for all.
Previously, Dean served as President and CEO of Dignity Health for more than a decade, where he transformed the health system from a holding company into a leading national health enterprise.
Dean is co-chair of the California Future Health Workforce Commission and board chair of the San Francisco Committee on Jobs Board of Directors. He also serves on the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable and the Health Affairs Council on Health Care Spending and Value.
Dean holds a Master’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Western Michigan University.