Anthony Gardner

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Anthony GardnerGardner is responsible for internal and external communications, branding, public and media relations, marketing, crisis communications, and reputation management. Prior to joining CentraCare, Gardner was Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Henry Ford Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan for ten years and Director of Marketing and Planning for North Memorial in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

Gardner has served on the national Board of Directors for the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development and also as a speaker and panelist at multiple national conferences. Gardner has also served on multiple community boards, with an emphasis on non-profit culture and arts organizations. He currently serves on the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Gardner earned a BA in biomedical engineering from Yale University, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and an MA in Health Communication from Johns Hopkins University. He is also a fellow of the Advisory Board in Washington, D.C.