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Laura Orr

Laura Orr

Laura Orr is the Founder and CEO of Forward Governance Consulting, LLC, a firm dedicated to helping executive leaders and the governing bodies of non-profit organizations to maximize board effectiveness.

Laura is an accomplished executive leader with nearly two decades of operations, strategic planning, and board governance experience and she has deep expertise in facilitation and leadership coaching.

Before founding Forward Governance Consulting, Laura served as the Chief Strategy and Governance Officer for Children’s Wisconsin. She led strategic planning for the health system and was responsible for successfully transforming governance practices to drive strategic value.

Laura has the unique perspective of experiencing governance from every angle – as a leader in board development, as a healthcare executive, and board member in her community.

Session: Top 3 External Threats Facing Healthcare Today

Wednesday, Oct. 19, │ 3:30-5 p.m. trustee session: Top 3 External Threats Facing Healthcare Today

Co-presenting with Jeffery Adler, CEO, iPro

This panel will bring together an AZ hospital CEO, an AZ hospital trustee, a national governance expert, and the leader of a virtual board education company to facilitate rich discussion around the strategic threats to hospitals in the current environment, including the increasing role of private equity, retail giants, technology innovators, and large health systems. Participants in this interactive session will be able to share personal experiences and insights with their peers and come away with strategic considerations for leadership to navigate these external forces.