Venetia Kudrle

Board Member

Venetia Kudrle is a retired management consultant. She was previously the President of Mercy and Unity Hospitals, CEO and President of St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, and Vice President of Operations at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  Previously Venetia had taught Childbirth Preparation and before that taught high school history.

Venetia grew up in England and attended Somerville College, Oxford University, where she earned a B.A.in modern history.  She obtained her Masters in Hospital and Health Care Administration from the University of Minnesota.

Venetia has been involved with CVT since the 1980s. She served twice as board chair.  In addition to CVT she presently serves on the board of the Allina Hospice Foundation and the Church Council for St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. She has previously served on many other Community Boards including Memorial Blood Centers, Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, and the Advisory Board for the Shakopee Women’s Correctional Facility.

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