Bruce Schroffel is a Partner with InveniasPartners, and is based in our Chicago office. He is a highly-skilled senior healthcare leader, with more than 35 years of experience leading and managing large, complex healthcare organizations. As a former CEO, Bruce is experienced in executing major strategic initiatives and is particularly attuned to the need to strengthen cultures and provide stability during times of organizational change. Bruce helps identify CEOs, deans and other senior executives for hospitals, health systems and other not-for-profit organizations. He has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions and has led major hospital turn-arounds.
Bruce served as President and CEO of University of Colorado Health/University of Colorado Hospital, in Denver from 2006-2014. In that time, he led a significant financial and cultural turnaround and managed tremendous growth. Schroffel recruited a new executive team and led the team in rewriting the organization's mission, vision and values. He oversaw $1billion in construction projects and led the implementation of a a new five-hospital healthcare system employing 15,000 people.
He previously held the role of Director and CEO from 2001-2006 at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY and served for nine years at University of California San Francisco as Director of Operations and UCSF-Stanford as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.
Bruce serves on several professional and community boards and formerly served on the boards of the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH) of the Association of American Medical Colleges, American Hospital Association, University Health System Consortium, Colorado Hospital Association and Greater New York Hospital Association.
His academic credentials include an M.P.H. and M.S. from Columbia University, New York, NY and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.