Deb KrmpoticCEO, Banner Estrella Medical Center
Krmpotic began her healthcare career as a candy striper at the age of 14. She joined Banner Health 28 years ago as an oncology nurse. In 1993 she assumed CEO positions in rural North and South Dakota before returning to the Valley in 2000.

Surprising fact: “On a recent trip to Thailand, I spent a day caring for an elephant named MaMoo, riding her, bathing her and even inspecting her skin and poop.”

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