Aaron Schilz, MPA

Executive Director & Associate Director of Administration

United States

Administrative support contact for Aaron Schilz: Irene Schulte

Aaron Schilz, MPA (he/him) has been with the center for over 16 years. He has been a key member of the center’s administrative leadership team for nine years and brings extensive research administration experience to the position, including playing key roles in the submission process of our previous five Cancer Center Support Grant renewal submissions since 2008. He is widely regarded as a national expert in cancer center administration and has consulted for many other NCI-designated cancer centers, advising on data collection and management, strategic planning, CCSG strategy and planning, and shared resource management.

Mr. Schilz is a familiar face in the MCC community, and you can often see him biking to the office, kayaking the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, and spending time with his wife, Julie, and their two children, Jane and Henry. Outside of work, he enjoys travel, camping, and vintage audio.


BA '05, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MPA '15, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota