Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Development at Nebraska Methodist Health System
Jeff Prochazka, former director of planning for Methodist Health System, is now vice president of strategic planning and business development. Serving in this capacity, his primary responsibility is the development of strategic and tactical plans for the health system and its affiliates. Additional duties include new business development, facilities master planning and financial analysis. Prochazka began his career at Methodist as a project manager in the information technology division. In that role he led many software implementations with an emphasis on process reengineering throughout clinical and administrative functional areas. He began his career as a business consultant for Arthur Anderson, LLP. Serving large corporations in construction, telecommunications, and banking industries, he was an expert in supply chain and enterprise resource planning software solutions. As a community leader, Prochazka is involved with the Omaha Metro YMCA, having served as board treasurer and a member of the board executive committee. He also participates with Douglas County Community Health Improvement Planning and the Great Plains Pop Warner organization. He is also an adjunct professor in the department of continuing studies at UNO. He earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Nebraska and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a graduate minor in management information systems.