Duane G. Tate
Duane Tate is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance for St. Mary’s Dean Ventures (SMDV). He came to Dean and SMDV in 2005 after working for several healthcare groups including Aurora Healthcare, Horizon Healthcare and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Duane began his journey to Dean in Whitewater, Wisconsin, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Accounting. He went on to earn his Masters of Business Administration degree from UW-Milwaukee.
Duane has been awarded the Medal of Honor by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and served as the organization’s board president.
Duane chose to work in healthcare administration because he feels it provides an interesting and challenging environment. He says he chose to work at Dean because of the people, the challenge and the opportunities the company provides him.
Outside of the office, Duane enjoys running, mountain biking and cross country skiing.
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