Board of Trustees – Treasurer
Jim Breckenridge was CFO of financial administration, planning, and policies for Avera Health. He joined the system in 1975, beginning at Avera St. Luke’s in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and became Chief Financial Officer in 1979. He was appointed as Senior Vice President of Finance for Avera Health in 1988 and Executive Vice President/CFO in November 2012.
Jim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and Accounting from Northern State University. He was an active past President of the South Dakota Chapter for the Healthcare Financial Management Association and has served on the Council of Reimbursement and Finance for the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations. Mr. Breckenridge has served on the Board of Trustees of numerous hospitals in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.