Steve Bucaro

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Children's Wisconsin

Steve BucaroSteve Bucaro has been with Children's Wisconsin since March 2021. He leads our system strategy function, which includes enterprise strategic planning and supporting the development, implementation and evaluation of the system-wide strategic plan.

Prior to joining Children's Wisconsin, Steve served in progressive leadership roles with Providence St. Joseph Health, a 51-hospital system in seven states in the Western U.S. As vice president of system strategy and commercial growth, he successfully led enterprise-wide and regional growth efforts to expand the organization's reach and scale. Prior to this role, he served as the system's vice president of organizational strategy and design, focusing on strategy development, integration, business transformation and restructuring efforts. He also brings more than 10 years of external consulting experience related to organizational strategy, transformation change and design.

Steve has a proven track record of assessing complex situations, fostering partnerships, developing strategic options and leading strategy execution, which is critical to Children's efforts to help Wisconsin kids be the healthiest in the nation.

He earned his master's degree in Business Communications and his bachelor's degree in English, both from DePaul University in Chicago, Ill.