Sutter Health
Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer

Cynthia Lee has been with Sutter Health for more than 15 years, starting her career at Alta Bates Medical Center and then moving to the system. Formerly, she was the system vice president of strategy and business development. Prior to returning to Sutter, she was employed by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Healthplan as the vice president of delivery system strategy and business development for the Northern California Region and led her own healthcare strategy consulting firm. She has more than 25 years of experience in market-facing strategy, mergers and acquisitions, network development and clinical service line development. She is married to Patrick and they have 3 sons: Tyler, a mechanical engineer; Evan, a college student majoring in business; and Max, a high school sophomore. Family time is spent playing music together, visiting Disneyland and cheering on their alma mater the Cal Bears during football season.