Most Influential Women: Sherry Stotler, Valleywise Health

Business News | 15 Aug |

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona of 2022 including Sherry Stotler, chief nursing officer at Valleywise Health.

In celebration of the 11th anniversary of the Most Influential Women program, azbigmedia.com is profiling one of the Most Influential Women of 2022 each day leading up to the Most Influential Women of 2022 dinner and reception.


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Sherry Stotler, chief nursing officer, Valleywise Health

BACKGROUND: Stotler joined Valleywise Health in 2005 from Barix Clinic of Arizona in Scottsdale, where she served as vice president of Clinical Services. Stotler earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arizona State University in Tempe and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. She has over 25 years of experience in nursing leadership.

SOURCE OF PRIDE: “I think when I went back to school and got my master’s degree. It just seems like not a big thing, but I think when I did that, I had small kids and I went back to school. There are so many things we push ourselves to do, but I think continuing that education was something that I always felt was positive and something that, at the time, not many people were doing. It just wasn’t where people were going. And then I think that helps me now always strive to continue to learn and grow.”  

SURPRISING FACT: “When I was born, I weighed 10 pounds and had a full head of hair, but my mother was only five feet tall. She always said that when I came out, it was as if I was already ready for school. Because she’s like, ‘Oh, I thought I was getting a baby and I already got an adult.’ So sometimes when you look at people, sometimes people say, I’m a preemie, and then I’m like, ‘No, I was not a preemie.’”

Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2022

Dr. Suzanne Bentz, Red Mountain Weight Loss

Stephanie A. Bivens, Bivens & Associates

Rachel M. Bond, MD, Dignity Health

Suzanne Boyles, City of Buckeye

Alaina Chabrier, SRP

Margaret Chamberlain, OneAZ Credit Union

Rachel Davis-Schultz, CopperPoint Insurance Companies 

Jennifer Delgado, Burch & Cracchiolo

Brigitte Finley Green, Engelman Berger

Lin Sue Flood, Hospice of the Valley

Christine Gannon, BrightWorks Consulting

Karen Hoffman Tepper, PhD, Terros Health

Dawn Jones, Intel

Lisa Lovallo, Cox Communications

Lyndel Manson, Arizona Board of Regents

Carli Ann McClure, Grant Thornton

Karla Morales, Arizona Technology Council

Emily Nachlas, Western Alliance Bancorporation

Breanna Naegeli, PhD, Grand Canyon University

Shar Najafi-Piper, PhD, Copa Health

Christina Noyes, Gust Rosenfeld

Grace O’Sullivan, Arizona State University

Reena Rastogi, MD, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sara Regan, Desert Financial Credit Union

Karen Roch,  Credit Union West

Lisa Rulney, University of Arizona

Melanie Smihula, Edkey Sequoia Schools

Sherry Stotler, Valleywise Health

Lynn Toler, TV judge and host 

Kelli Tonkin, Enterprise Bank & Trust

Telle VanTrojen, Geneva Financial

Ruth Veloria, University of Phoenix

Amy Walters, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Annabel Whiting, PNC

Reine Yazbeck Hamilton, Wells Fargo 

Sandra Zebrowski, MD, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate for 2022

Morgan Betancourt, project director, Okland Construction 

Keri Davies, partner, LevRose Commercial Real Estate

Alicia Hardwick, leasing manager, Prologis

Michelle Heeb, president and CEO, Forward Tilt

Dani Huval, business development director, Chasse Building Team

Bev Jensen, regional operations manager, Colliers

Carrie Kelly, executive director, Arizona Association for Economic Development

Alexandra Loye, executive managing director, Cushman & Wakefield

Stephanie Maderazzo-Hughes, CEO and COO, Canyon State Electric

Nancy McClure, first vice president, CBRE

Kathleen Morgan, managing director, Newmark

Vicki Robinson, senior vice president, JLL

Heather Skinner, vice president of global real estate, JPMorgan Chase

Angela Watson, president and CEO, Shepley Bulfinch

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