Adrienne White - Faines
VP, Market Lead Healthcare Financial Health Network
With her background in healthcare strategy, and constant commitment to improve health status
of populations across the globe, White-Faines joined the Financial Health Network (FHN) in
2020, as Vice President and Market Lead of Healthcare. In this role, she helps FHN navigate
the intersection of physical health and wellbeing and financial health for employers and the
healthcare sector, including payors, health and hospital systems, provider associations, tech
ventures, and community organizations. White-Faines brings extensive experience as a
healthcare executive in operations administration, strategy design and business development,
and medical education, with complex health institutions, associations, and physician practices.
Previously, White-Faines served as the CEO for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),
the professional association that represents more than 150,000 osteopathic physicians (or DOs)
and medical students in the United States. Just prior, she was Vice President and Chief Health
Officer at the American Cancer Society, Illinois Division, where she had oversight of research,
education, advocacy and patient services. She was also COO of a health care and physician
practice management consulting firm, after serving over 10 years in capital strategic planning
and community services development at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, in Chicago. Before
relocating to Chicago, she began her career working at both LA County Hospitals and the
Health and Hospital Corporation in New York City.
White-Faines holds a BA degree from Amherst College, an MPA from University of Southern
California, and two honorary doctorates. She continues to serve on numerous local and national
boards and advisories, committed to advancing equity for diverse populations.