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In 2013, George
Klauser was named Executive Director of the Altair Accountable Care
Organization (ACO), a new collaboration of seven disability, health and
wellness partners including Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. The ACO
offers a compassionate redesign in disability services by creating a
life-planning process that enables people with disabilities to make their own
choices. Klauser will use his experience as a health care consultant, and his
seat on the Executive Cabinet, to streamline the expansion of services for
people with disabilities and older adults.
“LSS is fully committed
to the values it holds for building health and happy futures for all
Minnesotans. As a Christian, I am honored to be part of an organization that expresses
the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope and builds
community. As a cabinet member, I am proud to join this very talented group of
executives and contribute my passion for helping my neighbors as we work
together to shape the future of LSS.”
manage the ACO and develop strategic plans to deliver a continuum of community
and health services that improves quality of life for people with disabilities.
He will also represent key stakeholders in discussions with the Minnesota Department
of Human Services.
career, Klauser has built a proven track record of effective leadership and
contribution in challenging business environments. He has served as Vice
President of Service and Operations for Xiotech Corporation, Chief Operation
Officer and Vice President of Virtual Growth, Inc., and President and Executive
Vice President of Ceridian Employer Services. Prior to joining Lutheran Social
Service, he served as President and CEO of Opportunity Partners, a partner
organization within the Altair-ACO.
attended Cardinal Stritch University. Later, at the University of Minnesota, he
earned additional credentials after completing the Executive Development
program. Klauser then explored leadership in the nonprofit landscape at the
University of St. Thomas where he completed a mini-master’s program in
served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Opportunity Partners. He is currently
a member on committees within ARRM and the Minnesota Organization for
Habilitation and Rehabilitation driving improvements to support services for
people with disabilities. He also fulfils duties as an advisor to Stratus
Health and various committees at the Minnesota Department of Health.
enjoys reading, swimming, and participating in volunteer activities at his
To contact George:Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota 2485 Como Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55108 Phone: 651.642.5990
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