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Pinnacle Leader Dinner – Nicollet Island Inn

Due to capacity limitations, members are allowed to attend only 1 Pinnacle Dinner per year.


Please join us for an intimate conversation and dinner at the Nicollet Island Inn with a pinnacle leader in our community featuring current and former TRUST presidents.

Enjoy the conversation while you engage with other TRUST members.
You will have a chance to ask questions of our featured speaker and network with each other.

Learn about their career journey and advice for women leading in their healthcare organizations and growing in their own professions, while you share a fabulous meal and beverages together!

Hosted by: Chris Bent, 2021 TRUST President
Pinnacle Leader: Allison O’Connor, current TRUST President

Date: 09.08.2022

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Nicollet Island Inn
95 Merriam Street, Minneapolis

Cost: $100 (this includes dinner and drinks).

Registration is limited to 10 TRUST members and our two hosts, so please register early.

Pinnacle Leader

Allison O’ Connor, 2022 TRUST President

Allison O’Connor is the VP of Strategy Integration at Lifespark, a whole-person senior care services company in Minneapolis.  In this role, Allison works across the businesses of Lifespark to provide direction, drive results, and connect implementation and execution of the company strategy and goals.  Her career has focused on consulting in the health care industry, first with Deloitte Consulting, working with global and national clients to locally as a Principal at Fathom Consulting. Allison has over 22 years of professional experience in financial and operational planning, and the last 18 years in healthcare.

Allison has held President/Chair roles for the Board of the American College of Healthcare Executives Minnesota Chapter, the Minnesota Rural Health Association and was Vice-Chair of the Board of Cedar Riverside People’s Center, a local FQHC.  Allison is a Board member of the American Red Cross North Central Blood Services Region and member of the Women Business Leaders (WBL).  Allison served on the inaugural year of the charitable Arts & Healing Board supporting Minneapolis Children’s Hospital.  Allison was awarded the Top Women in Finance award in 2012 by Finance & Commerce magazine.

Allison graduated at the top of her class in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Johnson School at Cornell University in New York.  She earned a Bachelor of Science and Administration (BSBA) from the Daniels College of Business at Denver University as part of the Honors Program.

Hosted By

Chris Bent, 2021 TRUST President

As senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) at rime Therapeutics, Christine Bent is responsible for the organization’s day-to-day PBM, clinical and contact center operations, operational planning and delivery

Bent’s prior 25-year extensive background leading large, integrated health care provider systems gives Prime the expertise to create superior partnerships with physicians and other stakeholders to deliver patient-centered total drug management solutions.

Bent earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a master’s degree in hospital and healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Bent serves on numerous boards, including Women’s Health Leadership TRUST, Mount Olivet Home, Careview Home and Day Services, and Lakewood Cemetery.


**This is a TRUST Members only event

Thank you to our TRUST 2022 Corporate Sponsors: UnitedHealth Group | UnitedHealthcare | Optum, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners Park Nicollet