Chief, Mission-aligned Businesses
John Meiners, Chief of Mission Aligned Businesses for the American Heart Association, leads the development and expansion of the Association’s businesses that support its global mission to reduce mortality from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 25 percent by 2025.
John oversees several revenue-generating mission delivery departments at the Association, including Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC), Workplace Health, International Programs and National Corporate Relations. The Emergency Cardiovascular Care business is comprised of more than 4,000 training centers and 450,000 instructors who train 22 million people per year in more than 100 countries. Additionally, he leads the development and expansion of the American Heart Association’s international mission through groundbreaking collaborations with Fortune Global 500 companies, creating shared value for both.
John currently serves on the Board of Directors for the World Heart Federation. He is a graduate of Eckerd College and the US Coast Guard’s National Search and Rescue School at Governors Island, New York.