Kenneth “Ken” Holmen, M.D. is president and CEO of CentraCare Health. Now he is also a member of Minnesota Public Radio’s board of trustees. Dr. Holmen has led the St. Cloud-headquartered health system since January of 2015. Prior to joining CentraCare, he served as Chief Medical Officer and VP of Medical Affairs at Regions Hospital/HealthPartners. Holmen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Augsburg, his M.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, and is a board-certified anesthesiologist.
“Dr. Holmen’s leadership experience in the ever-expanding world of healthcare is a testament to his deep knowledge of guiding organizations with a focus on the future,” said Jon McTaggart, President and CEO of Minnesota Public Radio. “We are fortunate to welcome such a committed executive to the MPR board.”
As an MPR member of 42 years, Dr. Holmen is a passionate supporter of public radio.