Jeff Smith - Vice President of External Relations
January 31, 2019
Growing up in a small town, Jeff learned the value of community. He tells stories of compassionate care and joy in all eight communities that Vista Prairie serves. In the process he builds relationships with people and organizations who can lend support for our mission.
He’s a veteran healthcare executive, serving most recently at Volunteers of America – Minnesota and Wisconsin. Previously he led communications and business development functions for UnitedHealthcare Community & State, managing Medicaid and other public sector health benefits programs. He has additional corporate communications experience at Carlson Companies and Northwest Airlines.
With an undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Jeff completed post graduate studies at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, and in nonprofit executive programs at the Mendoza School of Business at Notre Dame.