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Hospital Names Gorby Chief Operating Officer

May 16, 2006
Cherie Gorby has joined St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center as executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Gorby comes to St. Mary's from Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs where she also served as COO.

Gorby began her 30-year healthcare career as a Licensed Practical Nurse and then as a Registered Nurse. She had been with Memorial Hospital since 1986, serving in numerous clinical and administrative leadership positions. Gorby holds both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a Master of Science Nursing-Nursing Administration degree from the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center.

"I am very impressed with St. Mary's reputation of providing quality healthcare services and I am excited to join both the hospital and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System," Gorby says.

"St. Mary's welcomes Cherie, her experience and enthusiasm," says Bob Ladenburger, St. Mary's president and chief executive officer. "She will be a valuable asset to the hospital, our leadership team, and to the Grand Valley community."