Jeffrey 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. Prior to this role, he served as chief financial officer from 2002 to 2013. Bolton has been a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees since 2011 and is secretary of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors.

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

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

Bolton has a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and master’s degrees in business administration and social work from the University of Pittsburgh.

Jeffrey W. Bolton