Lois Quam

Lois Quam

NWF Board Member

Lois Quam is an internationally recognized leader on the emerging green economy and health care.  She is the founder and CEO of Tysvar, LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on the new green economy and health care, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.  Lois has appeared in Tom Friedman’s recent book, Hot, Flat and Crowded, and was named by Fortune magazine as one of the 50 most powerful women in American business. 

From 2007 to 2009, Lois was leader of strategic investments at Piper Jaffray, a Minneapolis-based global investment bank, where she focused on investment opportunities in clean technology and renewable energy.  Prior to joining Piper, Quam served as President and CEO of the $30 billion Public and Senior Markets Segment at UnitedHealth Group, serving the health needs of more than 10 million older and low income Americans. 

She is a graduate of Macalester College and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. 

Besides her service on the Board of the National Wildlife Federation, Lois also serves on the Boards of General Mills, Macalester College, and the University of Minnesota Foundation. 

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