Amanda Bireline joined Cass Health in 2015, serving in various nursing and leadership roles, including Director of Inpatient Services, before becoming the Chief Nursing Officer in 2018. In 2022, Amanda assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she leads nursing and patient care services, including cardiac rehab, emergency department, inpatient services, house supervisors, obstetrics, respiratory care, primary care services, rapid care, specialty clinics, and surgical services. She has been fortunate to have functioned in widely varied roles within multiple healthcare organizations, giving her the strong foundation from which her passion for positive and visionary leadership has grown. Her clinical experiences have included serving as a nursing director and performance improvement champion within a for-profit residential substance abuse treatment center, functioning as a lead nurse and trauma coordinator at another critical access hospital in rural Iowa, and finally rising through the nursing ranks at Cass Health.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a Master of Science in Administration with a focus on Organizational Leadership. She has invested countless educational hours acquiring substance and insight that she plans to apply to a shared governance model to inspire engagement and a pursuit of excellence among Cass Health clinical staff.

Amanda is a member of Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders, Iowa Hospital Association, and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a 2017 graduate of the IHA leadership academy.

In addition to her active participation in professional organizations, she volunteers within her community as an EMS provider, a 4-H leader, youth athletic coach, and serves as a board member of the local youth Travel Abroad committee.