Manny Munson-Regala is Assistant to the Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health. In this role, Mr. Munson-Regala supports the Commissioner in various strategic initiatives, coordinates the Department of Health’s many activities related to health reform, and is a liaison to components of the healthcare system, Congressional delegation, community, legislature and agency partners.
In addition to his current position, his previous public sector work included time as Deputy Exchange Director, Deputy Commissioner and Acting Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce. He has also had extensive private sector experience, including work in regulatory, legal, compliance and business development with Ceridian, United Healthcare, Travelers, St. Paul Companies and related subsidiaries and State Farm Fire and Casualty. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. His civic engagement includes involvement with the Minnesota Justice Foundation, Steppingstone Theater and the Girl Scouts River Valley Council.