Kris Bennett is the Vice President of Cleveland Clinic’s Northeast Ohio Market. He has over 20 years of healthcare experience and is a leader in business development, operations, caregiver engagement and driving patient experience and quality outcomes.

He joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2010 as COO at Lutheran Hospital and was selected to be Hillcrest Hospital’s COO in 2015. During his tenure at the Cleveland Clinic he has demonstrated leadership that has led to significant improvements in quality outcomes, caregiver engagement, financial outcomes, and growth.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic in 2010, Kris worked as a director in finance and operations for University Hospitals Health System.

Kris graduated from Marietta College in 1992 with a Bachelors in Accounting and in 2005 he graduated from Baldwin Wallace with a Masters in Business Administration.