Leo P. Brideau is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ascension Health Care Network.
Prior to joining Ascension Health Care Network, Mr. Brideau was President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia St. Mary’s, Milwaukee, and served as the Wisconsin/Missouri Ministry Market Leader for Ascension Health, responsible for healthcare operations in Wisconsin and Missouri.
Prior to joining Ascension Health, Mr. Brideau served as President of Strong Health Regional Network, Rochester, N.Y., and as General Director and Chief Executive Officer of Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester.
Mr. Brideau has served on numerous national and state-level boards and commissions. He chaired the American Hospital Association Committee on Payment Reform Task Force as well as the Wisconsin Hospital Association Task Force on Future Physician Work Force. He also has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA), serving on its Executive Committee, and as a member of the AHA Commission on Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems.