Kevin Lee

President & Chief Executive Officer – Mid-America Transplant

As President and CEO of Mid-America Transplant, Kevin Lee oversees strategic operations, including key partnerships with more than 120 hospitals and transplant centers located throughout Missouri, northeast Arkansas and southern Illinois. He has more than 25 years of experience leading strategic initiatives in health care and education, including executive roles at Mercy Health and Loyola Academy of St. Louis.

Lee has been with the organization since 2015, where he served as the executive director of the Mid-America Transplant Foundation and advanced to hold roles as vice president of community engagement and chief organ operations officer. During this time, the Mid-America Transplant team achieved tremendous growth in organ donation, including a 24% increase in organ donors and 27% increase in families who said yes to donation.

Prior to stepping into his CEO role in early-2023, Lee served as executive vice president and COO at Mid-America Transplant.