President / Child, Adolescent, Adult & Research Psychiatrist
Dr. Setterberg is PrairieCare’s founder and a psychiatrist with more than 25 years of administrative experience in both academic and private healthcare settings. His devotion to scientific and clinical principles has guided the development and implementation of PrairieCare’s standards of care, even in the face of economic or political pressures to the contrary. His ongoing commitment to innovation is reflected in co-founding the PrairieCare Institute (www.prairiecareinstitute.com) and Stillpoint Spaces, an experimental application of psychoanalysis based in Europe (www.stillpointspaces.com). Dr. Setterberg continues to direct PrairieCare’s strategic innovations as its President and Board Chairman.
Executive Vice President / Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Oberstar is PrairieCare’s Executive Vice President and a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist with over a decade of clinical and administrative experience. After serving for six years as PrairieCare’s CEO, overseeing the organization’s rapid growth across Minnesota, Dr. Oberstar transitioned into the role of Executive Vice President, focusing on strategic growth opportunities outside the state. Named by Minnesota Physician as one of the state’s “Top 100 Influential Health Care Leaders” in 2016, Dr. Oberstar serves on committees at the Minnesota Medical Association and the Minnesota Hospital Association and is a past president of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society and the Minnesota Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Chief Executive Officer / Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Williams is a board certified Psychiatrist who joined PrairieCare in 2009. His interests in Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Mental Retardation stem from his work in behavioral analysis at a developmental center prior to entering medical school. Working at PrairieCare has allowed Dr. Williams to continue to work with patients with these conditions as well as provide him the opportunity to treat the full spectrum of mental health issues. The treatment team approach provided at PrairieCare is consistent with his beliefs in the necessity of considering the biological, psychological and social aspects of the child/adolescent and the family in treatment.
Vice President of Business Development / Chief Operating Officer
Todd is a member of the Leadership Team as the Chief Operating Officer. He has contributed to PrairieCare leadership through the years in many roles including Interim Chief Financial Officer, Chief Development Officer and PrairieCare Medical Group Practice Manager. With a clinical background as a social worker, Todd is driven to lead the organization to help better serve our patients and community. He has been a part of the PrairieCare team since 2006 and has been a vital asset in the development of the continuum of care. He has helped develop numerous sites and programs to meet the needs of the community. Todd also leads PrairieCare’s Community Relations team in ensuring that the community is aware of the services that PrairieCare offers throughout the Twin Cities.
Chief Information Officer
Sam has worked in the field of technology in various capacities for well over 15 years. His first “career” job was working on a help desk that supported thousands of restaurants and hotels point of sales systems. He quickly moved into management to run and develop a National Service Center. From there Sam went back to school for IT Management where he learned in-depth networking, security, storage, and business skills and understanding. During his time in school he began working for a large retail organization where he spent time refining process and systems for Desktop Services and IT Operations for a number of years.
Chief Nursing Officer
Mandy joined PrairieCare in 2013. She is certified in Executive Nursing Practice and is a transformational leader, providing strategic direction for nursing services throughout the organization. She is responsible for overseeing quality, patient safety, and adherence to regulatory standards. She leads the organizations patient experience initiative and is passionate about decreasing stigma associated with mental illness.
Vice President of Finance / Chief Financial Officer
Randy joins PrairieCare having worked in healthcare for the past 23 years, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for Optum Palliative & Hospice Care. Throughout his career he has been passionate about working with/for organizations that ensure the most vulnerable members of our communities have access to the healthcare they need and deserve.
Chief Medical Officer / Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr. Joseph joined PrairieCare in 2012, where he provides inpatient care at PrairieCare’s Brooklyn Park Site. The hospital setting enables him to approach his practice with a multidisciplinary approach, allowing him to assess all aspects of the patient’s condition and develop treatment plans to address each patient’s individual needs. Dr. Joseph appreciates this setting and team approach, because it provides the opportunity to care for patients, in what is often their first contact with the mental health system.
Chief Psychotherapy Officer
Jane is the Chief Psychotherapy Officer at PrairieCare Medical Group. She serves as a faculty member for The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C. and is completing her PhD in Psychology & Humanistic Studies at Saybrook University in San Francisco, CA.
In his position as General Counsel, John Ryan advises the company on legal matters ranging from healthcare regulatory issues to contracts to patients’ custody issues. John began his career with PrairieCare in 2007 and has been the project lead on PrairieCare’s inpatient hospital expansion projects. He is well equipped to guide PrairieCare through the highly regulated healthcare marketplace. John has presented at the Physician Owned Hospitals of America National Conference on the topic of overcoming regulatory obstacles in building a new hospital.