Ali Santore

Ali SantoreAli Santore is the executive vice president, chief administrative officer for Providence. In this role, Ali leads advocacy, public affairs, environmental sustainability, corporate responsibility, mental health, health equity, philanthropy and governance for Providence. Her national advocacy and engagement strategies have successfully advanced social justice priorities that preserve and expand access to care for the underserved, positioning Providence as a leading advocate for mental health, the environment and the Medicaid program. Ali also leads Providence’s ambitious goal of working toward carbon negative by 2030.

Prior to her work at Providence, Ali served in the United States Senate as a legislative assistant to Sen. Gordon H. Smith (R-OR) and as professional staff and policy aide to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

In 2021, Ali was named one of Modern Healthcare’s top 25 leaders under age 40. She also had the honor of speaking at the United Nations and testifying before the U.S. Congress on the importance of sustainability and health equity in health care. In 2020, Ali was the recipient of Practice Greenhealth’s Visionary Leader Award, which recognizes executive leaders who effectively advocate for environmental sustainability across health care operations.

With degrees from the University of Oregon and Cornell University, Ali has served as a guest lecturer at the George Washington University Milken School for Public Health and the University of Oregon. In 2022, Ali was featured by Harvard Business School as one of the “Women Changing the World” at Harvard Business School’s Dynamic Women in Business Conference.

Ali serves on several nonprofit boards and is a founding member of the California Climate Care Alliance and the Washington Climate Care Alliance, as well as an Advisory Board Member for America’s All In and the United Nations Race to Zero initiative.