Robert Fruend, Jr

Chief Executive Officer, St. Louis Regional Health Commission

Mr. Fruend joined the RHC as its first CEO in May of 2002. Prior to joining the Commission, Robert spent seven years as a health care consultant for Ernst & Young LLP. Robert earned an MBA from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University, an MHA from the Washington University School of Medicine, and is a graduate of the Eisenhower Fellows (China and China/Taiwan), Coro St. Louis Fellows and Leadership St. Louis programs. Robert currently serves as a member of the National Council for the Institute of Public Health at Washington University, the Mayor's Commission on Youth and Families (City of St. Louis), and as a member the board of the Behavioral Health Network of Greater St. Louis and Provident Counseling.