Susan Gunderson of LifeSource Receives Two Awards

Susan Gunderson, CEO of LifeSource has been recognized by two business publications in Minnesota for excellence in health care leadership. It is fitting that this recognition comes on the year of LifeSource’s 25th anniversary. Ms. Gunderson’s dedication to the work of organ and tissue donation is unwavering, and through her leadership she has had a direct impact on saving lives.

Twin Cities Business Magazine awarded Susan the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Gunderson is featured prominently in an article in both the print and online versions of the September issue. She was one of five people recognized as an Outstanding Health Care Leader for demonstrating success in improving health care outcomes while controlling or reducing costs. The others awards were given for Community Outreach, Patient Experience, Procedure Innovation and Employer Initiative.

Minnesota Business Magazine

Gunderson was selected as one of three finalists in the category of Health Care Executive in the magazine’s fourth annual Leaders in Health Care Awards. The awards honor individuals and organizations leading Minnesota’s world-class health care industry through excellent patient care, outstanding leadership, or thoughtful innovation. The Health Care Executive Award is given to an executive of a Minnesota-based health care company who has demonstrated personal excellence in industry advocacy, educational efforts, philanthropy, patient care, and employee culture. Gunderson will be profiled in an article in the November 2014 issue. The winner of this award will be announced at their October awards gala dinner on October 29.,-CEO,-LifeSource