March 6, 2014 — Northwestern Health Sciences University appointed Brent Wilde to its board of trustees. Brent Wilde is the chief executive officer of Kidney Specialists of Minnesota, the largest nephrology practice in the Twin Cities and surrounding communities.
Previously, Wilde was senior vice president and chief financial officer of University of Minnesota Physicians. He has also held executive positions at Emergency Physicians, PA; NovoLogix; Fairview Health Services and PreferredOne Management Company.
Wilde holds a master of business administration degree in new venture management/entrepreneurship from the University of St. Thomas. He is highly skilled in strategic and financial planning, creating high performing teams, and process improvement. He joined the board of trustees in January 2014.