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About

Gunnison Valley Health Leadership


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 of Kansas.

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.

Joe Pimentel, Interim Chief Nursing Officer

Joe Pimentel has 21 years of nursing experience, 19 years of clinical leadership experience, and has operated his own healthcare consulting business serving as an Interim for 13 years. During this time he has served as an Administrative Nurse Leader for a critical access hospital; integrated managed care consortium; national nonprofit faith based health system; national for-profit health system; community hospital; nonprofit urgent care network; Academic Medical Center; Level I Adult & Pediatric Trauma Center; and Level II Regional Referral Centers.

Prior to his appointment with Gunnison Valley Health, Joe was the Interim Chief Nursing Officer and Co-Interim CEO for Eastern Plumas Health Care (EPHC) in Portola, CA. EPHC is an independent nonprofit Critical Access Hospital district. Joe resides in Vernon, Vermont with his wife and has two children attending university. He is a committed family man and avid reader. In his free time Joe enjoys fishing and being actively involved in his church.