Rob Santilli, Chief Executive Officer
Rob Santilli joined GVH in 2012, after 27 years with the Riddle Health
System in Media, Pennsylvania, which is just outside of Philadelphia.
During his career he served as the Executive Vice President and the Chief
Operations Officer for Riddle. His experience includes leading almost
every aspect of health care delivery operations.
Rob has an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Temple University in Philadelphia
and a BS in Health and planning administrations from Pennsylvania State
University. Rob is also a licensed nursing home administrator.
Wade Baker, Vice President - Administrative Services
Wade Baker’s responsibilities include serving as the Licensed Nursing
Home Administrator for the Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center.
His responsibilities also include executive leadership for the Assisted
Living, Home Health, Hospice and Palliative Care, Imaging, Laboratory,
Culinary Services, Facilities and Environmental Services. Wade began working
for Gunnison Valley Health in 2004.
Wade has been a licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 2002. He received
a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University
and a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration from the University
Wade's passion is Senior Services and he is proud to work for a health
system that offers excellence in such a broad continuum of care.
Christina Lovelace, Director of Human Resources
Christina oversees the Human Resources function across the health system.
She joined GVH in 2010 as an HR Specialist and assumed the Director role in 2012.
Christina earned her MBA in 2009 from Florida International University
and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis
in Human Resources Management from the University of Central Florida in 2006.
Christina moved to Gunnison in January 2010 from Miami, FL where she was
born and raised, but has enjoyed all of the benefits of living in a mountain
town such as learning to mountain bike, improving her snowboarding skills,
and checking 14ers off her list. Christina and her husband welcomed a
baby girl in the summer of 2014 and are excited to raise a family in such
a wonderful community.
Kylie Murgatroyd, Director of Marketing
Kylie oversees the marketing activities for Gunnison Valley Health. Her
responsibilities include strategic messaging for the various entities
that encompass the health system as well as overseeing all advertising,
sponsorships online activity and public information. Kylie is also involved
with organizing special events both internally and externally to engage
employees and the community.
After completing a Bachelor of Business in Tourism degree, Kylie has enjoyed
over 16 years experience in the marketing field. During her career, she
has worked for various industries including a not-for-profit organization,
registered training organization, local council and one of Australia’s
iconic brands Qantas Airways.
Australian born and bred, Kylie recently moved from a beach-side suburb
in New South Wales to live in the stunning Gunnison Valley with her husband
and two sons. She thoroughly enjoys her new mountain life with her family,
and from time to time, escapes to the coast for a ‘sun, surf and
sand’ fix. Kylie thrives on challenging projects and enjoys conceptualizing
strategic campaigns that make a positive difference to the local community.
Leslie Hughes, Director of Development - Foundation
Leslie Hughes recently joined the executive team as the Director of Development
of our Health Foundation. Leslie has 12 years of experience with fundraising,
strategic planning and program implementation for nonprofits in the health
and human services sector. Most recently, she was the Grants Manager for
United Way of Tarrant County, as well as a business partner in a nonprofit
Leslie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology from Sam
Houston State University in Huntsville, TX in 1998 and began her career
as a molecular biologist in the plant pathology department for a biotech
company, AgraQuest, in Davis, CA. She went on to do some genetic engineering
work on a viral resistant papaya plant for the University of Florida Tropical
Research and Education Center. After a couple of years at home with her
young sons, Leslie went back to work in the public health education sector
and got her Master’s Degree in Management with a focus on nonprofits.
Her skill in technical writing lends itself naturally to grant writing
and, most recently, managing federal grants for United Way’s Area
Agency on Aging in Fort Worth.
Leslie has 3 sons, 2 of whom are grown, and she currently lives in Ohio
City where she is enjoying nature and savoring solitude. Leslie is active
with road cycling, tennis and skiing and is thrilled to be living in our