Recently retired from United HealthCare where she held the position of VP of Compliance Operations & Chief Compliance Audit Officer, Shirley’s career has centered around Compliance in the health care setting. Shirley began her career as a critical care nurse. After graduating from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, she practiced health care law and had the opportunity to be a founding shareholder in the Minneapolis firm now known as Nilan Johnson Lewis where she was instrumental in starting a health care consulting venture within the firm. This led to opportunities to frequently consult on Compliance issues. Shirley left private practice to serve in leadership Compliance roles at the University of Minnesota Physicians and Hennepin Healthcare before joining United HealthCare. Shirley serves on a health care organization Compliance and Audit Committee, has spoken nationally on Compliance topics, taught related classes at various educational institutions and has mentored dozens of law students and nurses.