Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE
Randy Oostra is co-founder and managing partner of Blueprin1t Private Equity Fund. Dr. Oostra previously served as president and CEO of a not-for-profit mission-based, integrated health and well-being organization headquartered in Ohio. Dr. Oostra has more than 40 years of healthcare and management expertise. He is regarded as one of the nation’s top leaders in healthcare and has earned a spot on several prestigious listings, including Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for five consecutive years, Becker’s Hospital Review’s “100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know” and Modern Healthcare’s “Top 25 Innovators.”
He is involved in numerous professional and civic organizations at the local, regional and national levels, as well as a member of the Ohio and Michigan Hospital Associations. As recognition for his strong commitment and positive contributions to the community, Dr. Oostra was honored with the Jefferson Award for Public Service. He also was chosen by the Jefferson Awards Foundation to represent Toledo at the organization’s national ceremony in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Dr. Oostra received the Ohio Hospital Association’s Donald R. Newkirk Award for making a significant lifetime contribution to the healthcare industry. He has also been named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region.
Dr. Oostra holds a doctorate in management from Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Management degree from the University of Wisconsin, and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Northwestern College. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.