“Our health system is messy and complex, but I embrace that part of it because I get the opportunity to bring order to pockets of chaos in valuable ways. In the messiness there is a sense of possibility that I find very appealing.”—Lindsey Alexander, Project Director
Joined Rippel: 2015
Current Roles: Lindsey is project director of Rippel’s FORESIGHT initiative, overseeing all aspects of its development and implementation. She contributes intervention portfolio expertise to the ReThink Health initiative’s Regional Portfolio Design project.
Career: Lindsey guided the ReThink Health initiative’s place-based partnership with Michigan’s THRIVE Health Initiative and served as financing content lead for Rippel’s ReThink Health Ventures project. She also co-authored and managed the development of Beyond the Grant: A Sustainable Financing Workbook. Previously, Lindsey led her own consulting practice for 10 years that focused on designing and implementing catalytic local processes. She was also an analyst with the City of Minneapolis finance department.
More about Lindsey: Lindsey loves to spend time with her husband and three kids and is learning to “enjoy” camping in Minnesota, where the (unofficial) state bird is the mosquito.
Education: University of Minnesota (MPP), Iowa State University (BA)