Steven H. Lipstein 78C

President and CEO
BJC HealthCare
St. Louis, Missouri


Steven H. LipsteinAs president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, Steven H. Lipstein oversees one of the nation's larger health care organizations, with annual net revenues of $3.6 billion and nearly 28,000 employees in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois, and mid-Missouri regions.

Spanning three decades, Lipstein's education and professional career has taken him from Emory University to Duke University for college and graduate school, respectively; to Massachusetts General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the University of Chicago Hospitals; and now to BJC HealthCare, where he has served in his dual role since 1999.

Lipstein serves on the St. Louis Health Commission and sits on the board of the Missouri Hospital Association. At Washington University in St. Louis, he serves on the board of trustees and on the School of Medicine National Council, and he is chair of the Institute of Public Health National Advisory Council. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of Ameren, an electrical utility company with assets of $24 billion, and on the Teach for America–St. Louis Regional Advisory Board. In 2010 he was appointed by the United States Comptroller General as vice chair of the board of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Lipstein is also a former chair of the board of directors of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank.