Kris Gaw, MBA
EVP, Chief Operating Officer, Maricopa Integrated Health System
Ms. Gaw was appointed COO of Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) in March 2016. MIHS is Phoenix's public safety net hospital and home to signature teaching programs, a Level 1 Trauma Center and the Arizona Burn Center. MIHS is undertaking a major capital project that will include replacement and expansion of all inpatient and outpatient services, on and off campus. Prior to MIHS, Ms. Gaw served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer of hospital operations for Parkland Hospital and Health System in Dallas. From 2008 to 2014, Ms. Gaw was COO of 808-bed Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. She also spent time as vice president of human resources at Renown Health, a 6,000-employee health system based in Reno.