Alumni Service Award Recipient
School of Public Health, September 24, 2015
Bill Kreykes received a bachelor of business administration degree in 1964 from the School of Business (now the Carlson School of Management) and a master of health care administration (MHA) from the School of Public Health in 1966 at the University of Minnesota. He has more than 40 years of leadership experience at hospitals and medical centers in Minnesota, Tennessee, and Rhode Island. Before retiring in 1998, Kreykes was the founder, president and chief executive officer of Lifespan, a five-hospital health system in Providence, Rhode Island. He is described as a model for alumni volunteers and one of the school’s finest ambassadors. His dedication to mentoring and advising MHA students is unparalleled. Kreykes has held almost every leadership position through the MHA Alumni Association, including president. He also serves on the association’s philanthropy committee.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.