Welcome to LWR Strategic Relations
LWR Strategic Relations focuses on building strong sustainable relational networks for executive leadership and organizations.
The goal of network development is to identify and engage major stakeholders who can support the successful achievement of organizational goals and objectives.
L. Wade Rose, principal of LWR Strategic Relations, has supported policy and program development efforts in the administrations of California Governors Jerry Brown and George Deukmejian, in academic medicine at UC Irvine and the USC School of Medicine, and in numerous positions within Dignity Health including strategic planning, communications and public policy in the Bay Area Region and as System Vice President of External and Government Relations supporting the Common Spirit Health CEO.
Meet L. Wade Rose
L. Wade Rose
Principal of LWR Strategic Relations
Wade Rose was Vice President for External and Government Relations for Dignity Health.
He was responsible for developing and maintaining strategic leadership relations between Dignity Health, its CEO, and key external organizations and individuals.
Beginning at Dignity Health in 1994, Mr. Rose has progressively been responsible for external and government relations at the local, regional, state and system levels.
Among the areas he was responsible for was representing Dignity Health in the headquarters city of San Francisco, establishing strong relationships with the executive and legislative branches in Sacramento and managing key federal wassues.
Among the major wassues he has been engaged in was Dignity Health's involvement in creating:
- Healthy San Francisco - A unique and widely recognized health access program and the first major MediCal reimbursement rate increase since its creation.
- Dignity Health's leadership role in passage of the federal Affordable Care Act.
- The recent approval by the California Attorney General of the affiliation between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives - The largest merger of non-profit health systems in the United States and the largest review of health services in the State's history.
Prior to working with Dignity Health Mr. Rose was a member of California Governor Jerry Brown's administration, Governor George Deukmejian's administration, associate dean at the UC Irvine School of Medicine and director at the USC School of Medicine.
Mr. Rose serves on numerus boards including the Museum of the African Diaspora, the Bay Area Council, and California Forward. Mr. Rose has three children and has been married to Madalene Rose for 40 years.