Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE
President and CEO, ProMedica
Randy Oostra is the president and chief executive officer of ProMedica, overseeing the not-for-profit mission-based, integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virigina. To date it offers acute and ambulatory care, a growing network of employed advanced practice providers and board-certified physicians, an insurance company with a dental plan, post-acute and academic business lines. Prior to this role, he served as president and chief operating officer.
Oostra is regarded as one of the nation’s top leaders in health care and has earned a spot on several prestigious listings, which include Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and one of Becker's Healthcare's 100 great Leaders in Healthcare. He also received American Heart Association’s Pulse of Toledo Award in 2018. He has a strong commitment to the healthcare industry and community and serves on the board of trustees of the following national organizations: Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust and The Root Cause Coalition, which ProMedica founded.
He serves on the board of trustees for his alma mater, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, and the following organizations in northwest Ohio: Regional Growth Partnership, Toledo Museum of Art, Downtown Development Corporation, and Toledo Symphony as the chair. Randy is also a member of the Ohio and Michigan Hospital Associations and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Oostra holds a doctorate in management from Case Western Reserve University, a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in Management from the University of Wisconsin, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Northwestern College.