Lynn Severson brings 25 years of healthcare finance experience. She began her career with Essentia Health in Duluth, MN and has experienced the transformation of healthcare as the organization evolved and grew substantially over the years into an integrated system comprised of small rural clinics and hospitals to larger urban facilities. Her passion is to connect the health and needs of our communities with the providers of healthcare. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and resides here in the Brainerd Lakes area. Lynn holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin and her master’s degree in business with a focus in healthcare administration from Concordia University St. Paul.