Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

Jennifer McAleer

WHO I AM: I love doing compliance! I have dedicated my entire professional career to health care compliance. I enjoy all aspects of developing and overseeing compliance and risk programs, and love that each day is different than the day before. I feel lucky that I found a career that works perfect for my personality since I love order, structure and justice. I am motivated to build best practice compliance and risk programs and to protect my organization from non-compliance, wrong-doing, and reputational harm. WHAT I DO: I apply my extensive experience in developing and implementing comprehensive corporate compliance and risk programs in complex hospital and health systems and health plans to each organization that I work with, and apply my knowledge to assist with the development of efficient and effective organizational operations and developing and overseeing contract, regulatory and corporate compliance. MY PHILOSOPHY: I approach instances of non-compliance in a collaborative manner, working with individuals to understand the root cause of the issue, and determining appropriate next steps based on the circumstances. I approach my job and the people I engage in a friendly way, and hold people accountable for their actions whenever necessary. MY SKILLS: Contract, Corporate & Regulatory Compliance | HIPAA & HITECH | Privacy & Security | Risk Management | Fraud Prevention & Detection | Internal and External Reporting | Stark Law/Anti-Kickback Statute | EMTALA | Process Improvement | Contract Management | Risk Management

Current Role

  • Company Name: Overlake Medical Center & Clinics
  • Job Title: Chief Compliance & Risk Officer
  • Start Date: March 2022
  • Company Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Location: Greater Seattle Area

Overlake Medical Center & Clinics is an award-winning, nonprofit, independently operated regional medical center. We care deeply for our patients, as well as for the region we serve. Our top-notch health care providers and nurses deliver superb clinical care while fostering an environment that is inviting, nurturing and one of healing. Overlake Medical Center is a 349-bed, nonprofit regional hospital offering a full range of advanced medical services to the Puget Sound region. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, Overlake employs nearly 2,500 people and has more than 1,000 active and courtesy physicians on staff.


Other Active Roles:

  • Company Name: Alliance for Education | Point of Prevention, Inc. 
  • Job Title: Board Member | Executive Director/President of the Board
  • Start Date: February 2021 | May 2005

Previous Company:

  • Company Name: Swedish
  • Job Title: Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer/Research Integrity Officer
  • Start Date: October 2017