Executive Director


TITLE: Executive Director

ORGANIZATION: Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association

DEADLINE:  4:30 p.m., Friday, August 31


Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association

The Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association (MCHA) serves as the administrator for the Minnesota Premium Security Plan (MPSP), the state’s individual market reinsurance program. MCHA is an independent non-profit organization operating under a grant overseen by the state’s Department of Commerce. In business since 1976, MCHA originally served as the state’s high-risk pool. As of April 2017, due to legislative change, MCHA became the administrator for the MPSP.

Executive Director:

The Executive Director is the senior officer of the organization, and is responsible for the management and implementation of all activities necessary to operate the MPSP.

Responsibilities include overseeing and conducting the operations and administration of the MPSP including but not limited to:

  • Financial activities, auditing and reporting;
  • Reinsurance claims payment services;
  • Oversight of MCHA’s vendors and consultants;
  • Relationships with external entities including the Department of Commerce, the State Legislature, eligible health plans, consumer organizations and other interested parties;
  • Interfacing with MCHA’s Board of Directors and committees; and
  • Representation of MCHA to the public.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and itsChair.  The work environment is primarily an office setting. Occasional travel is required by car to Board of Directors and committee meetings, the State Capital, vendor meetings,etc.

The Executive Director position is part of MCHA’s grant-provided expenditures for operational and administrative costs of the MPSP which were limited to plan years 2018 and 2019 per state law.




–       A college degree.

–       Preference for graduate degree in business, finance, healthcare, or other related field.


–       10 or more years of progressive executive experience in the health insurance industry or with healthcare regulatory agencies.


–       Management skills necessary to oversee and ensure adherence with financial reporting, regulatory, and legislative compliance.

–       Successful track record of personal relationship skills; must be able to develop and maintain good relationships with a variety of professionals including state administrative departments, legislators, regulators, health sector interested parties and the MCHA Board of Directors.

–       Established record of working independently within set parameters or time constraints and vendor management

–       Ability and skill to oversee and implement processes and systems which support the ongoing operations and administration of the organization.


Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance and contribution to a SEP retirement account, plus the standard Worker’s Compensation insurance as required by the State.


How to Apply:

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to Ryan Burt at rjb@dewittmcm.com or Ryan Burt, DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore, 2100 AT&T Tower, 901 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402-3713.  All submissions must be received by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 31. Late submission will not be accepted.