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Beth Risberg Named Vice President of Infrastructure

June 07, 2021

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare today announced the naming of Beth Risberg as its new Vice President, Infrastructure. In that role, Risberg will provide leadership for Supply Chain, Clinical Engineering and Environment of Care.

A leader with proven success in optimizing finances, quality initiatives, contract negotiations and operational strategies, Risberg joins Gillette’s executive team and will report directly to Executive Vice President of Finance and Infrastructure Patrick Nolan

“I look forward to partnering with the Environment of Care team to lead our space and facility strategy to ensure we have a welcoming, clean, safe and accessible space for our Gillette patients, caregivers and staff,” Risberg said. “There are many exciting initiatives ahead for both Supply Chain and Environment of Care and we have great teams in place to drive continuous improvement.” 

In this important new role, Risberg will manage procurement and supply chain operations along with contract management for products, services and real estate. She will lead the capital planning and prioritization processes and ensure our facilities and equipment are cleaned and maintained. Risberg will also take on leading security and emergency management initiatives along with facility project management as well. 

Risberg received her Bachelor’s degree from Winona State University and her MBA from University of St. Thomas. Prior to Gillette Children’s, she worked in Supply Chain in the aerospace and defense industry. She has been at Gillette for six years leading the Supply Chain department.  

During that time, she worked to continuously improve Gillette’s purchasing and inventory distribution strategies. Risberg has collaborated with all areas of the organization on contract negotiations, quality improvement initiatives and ensuring that all areas have the right products and services to provide high quality of care to our patients. 

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About Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare   

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare cares for patients who have some of the most complex, rare and traumatic conditions in pediatric medicine, including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Children who have disabilities and complex medical needs—and their families—have been at the center of our mission for nearly 125 years. Learn more about how we’ve built on our long history to set the standard of care for some of the most challenging childhood conditions.