Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Todd Sandman has been with Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 2001 and currently oversees the organization's strategy, business planning, marketing, communications, public relations, and public policy advocacy.
Mr. Sandman served as Director of Public Relations and Director of Public Affairs before being named Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Presbyterian. In his current role, he leads the annual strategic planning cycle and plays a key role in business and market development for Presbyterian's integrated system, which includes a statewide delivery system, health plan and employed provider group. Working with other senior leaders and governance members, Mr. Sandman is responsible for affirming that planning and development align with Presbyterian's purpose to improve the health of the patients, members and communities it serves. Mr. Sandman frequently presents across the country on the success of Presbyterian's model.
Before joining Presbyterian, Mr. Sandman worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. from 1993-1998. He was a deputy press secretary for a U.S. senator, press secretary for a U.S. congressman, and worked on federal political campaigns. In 1998, Mr. Sandman moved to New Mexico, where he first began working in healthcare.
Mr. Sandman currently sits on the Boards of Directors of Albuquerque Economic Development and the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry. He has previously served on the boards of several other community organizations.
A native of Philadelphia, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Communications from George Washington University in 1992 and a Master's in Business Administration from Arizona State University in 2009.