Gregg’s career has spanned over 40 years in healthcare with positions of increasing challenge and responsibility at Skagit Valley Hospital, Affiliated Health Services, and Skagit Regional Health.
Gregg became CEO of Skagit Regional Health in 2004, successfully advancing healthcare in a rural area. Among his achievements were: construction of a replacement acute hospital facility, development and construction of a comprehensive cancer center, creation of a variety of joint ventures with physician groups and other hospitals, aggressive collaboration with private physicians groups to recruit and grow the medical staff, integration of a large multi-specialty physician practice into the system, creation of a graduate medical education program with 30 resident positions in primary care and internal medicine, and the successful integration of a second acute care hospital and community clinics into the SRH system.
After retiring in 2016, Gregg received the prestigious Joe Hopkins Memorial Award from the Washington State Hospital Association.
PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP ROLES:
- Chair of the Washington State Hospital Association
- Chair of the Association of Public Hospital Districts
- Regent for Washington State, American College of Healthcare Executives
- Washington State delegate on the AHA Regional Policy Board
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ROLES:
- President, Economic Development Association
- President, Community Leadership Development Program
- AARP Tax Advisor
- President of Rotary Club
- Master of Health Administration, Trinity University
- Bachelor’s degree, University of Washington
- Board certified healthcare executive and Fellow of ACHE
- American Hospital Association / Washington Hospital Political Action Committee (PAC), Most Valuable Player Award 2005
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- Regents Award for Senior Healthcare Executive in Washington State, 2013
- Distinguished Service Award, 2014
- American Hospital Association
- Washington State Grassroots Champion Award, 2014
“Gregg is recognized for contributions in the areas of senior executive leadership, strategic visions, and community involvement and leadership.”