Jeff Bolton is vice president, administration and chief administrative officer for Mayo Clinic, an $11 billion, 60,000-employee, physician-led health care system that treats more than 1.3 million people per year through its sites in Minnesota, Florida, Arizona, Wisconsin and Iowa.
In collaboration with John H. Noseworthy, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Mayo Clinic, Bolton coordinates overall institutional strategy and stewardship of Mayo resources. He is responsible for administrative functions in clinical practice, research and education, and enterprise shared services including development, enterprise risk management, facilities, finance, human resources, information technology, planning services, public affairs and security. In addition, he is a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees and serves as secretary for the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors.
From 2002 to 2013, Bolton served as the chief financial officer for Mayo Clinic. Prior to that, he held various finance-related positions at Carnegie Mellon University from 1984 to 2002, including vice president for business and planning and chief financial officer; for the University of Pittsburgh from 1981 to 1984; and for the City of Pittsburgh from 1979 to 1981.
Bolton earned his bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and both a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh.
He is involved in a number of professional organizations and currently serves on several boards.