Mary Wickersham is an experienced healthcare financial executive who has worked her way up from office management at an optometry practice to a senior executive at Avera Health, one of South Dakota’s premier health systems. She began her tenure at Avera in 2008 as the health system’s VP of Revenue Cycle. Today, she works in the expanded role of VP of Central Business Office Services. Prior to joining Avera Health, Wickersham spent six years as Billing Manager at Sanford Health. Previously to that, she worked in office administration and management at Great Plains Therapy and Vision Solutions, respectively. Wickersham earned her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration and Management at University of South Dakota, and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management at University of Sioux Falls.