Cathy Spinney

President and CEO

Cathy Spinney has been with Yankee Alliance since 1991 serving in various leadership roles and has been an integral part of the growth of the organization. She has over 30 years of healthcare management experience.  Cathy was unanimously endorsed by the Yankee Alliance Board of Directors as the new President and CEO, effective March 5, 2018. 

Cathy ensures that our members are at the center of everything we do and creates corporate and customer strategy at the highest levels of the company to maximize customer recruitment, retention and profitability.

Cathy’s prior healthcare leadership experience included managing a physician practice and a working in a leadership role in the Patient Accounts Department at Bon Secours Hospital (now Steward Healthcare). In addition to her career experience, she has served as an adjunct professor at U-Mass Lowell teaching courses in Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Operations Analysis.

Cathy has a Master’s of Science Degree in Health Management & Policy from U-Mass Lowell and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Service:  Administration of Law & Justice with a minor in Psychology from the University of Lowell.  She has served on numerous committees and is currently on Premier’s Member Value Improvement Committee. Cathy also serves on the board of HSCA (Healthcare Supply Chain Association in Washington, D.C.), and the advisory board of University of Lowell’s College of Health Science.