Jeff Bolton is the chief administrative officer of Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit, academic health system that has more than 65,000 staff, earns $14 billion in annual revenue and cares for more than one million unique patients each year from all 50 states and more than 140 countries.

Bolton oversees Mayo Clinic’s administrative operations for clinical practice, research and education, and enterprise shared services, including development, risk management, facilities, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, planning services, public affairs and international.

He has been a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees since 2011 and is secretary of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors. Prior to his role as CAO, Bolton served as Mayo Clinic’s chief financial officer from 2002-2013.

Prior to Mayo Clinic, Bolton held various finance-related positions at Carnegie Mellon University, including chief financial officer and vice president, business and planning.

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 serves on the boards of directors of Resoundant, the Destinations Medical Center Economic Development Agency and St. Olaf College.

Jeffrey W. Bolton