Leo Brideau

Leo Brideau is President and CEO of Columbia St. Mary's Hospital and Clinics in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Previously he served as President of Strong Health Regional Network in Rochester, New York and as General Director and CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital, at the University of Rochester.

Mr. Brideau chaired the American Hospital Association Ad Hoc Committee on Payment for Health Services. He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA), serving on its Executive Committee and as a member of its Commission on Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems.

Additionally, Brideau is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He earned a Bachelor's degree in international economics from Georgetown University and a Masters in health services administration from the Medical College of Virginia.