Laura Robertson, CEO, Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Heart Hospital
Robertson began her nursing career at Banner Health in 1988 at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center. A cardiac nurse with nearly 20 years experience, she has served in a variety of staff and management positions. During her tenure at Banner Heart Hospital, she assumed a variety of leadership roles including Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) director, interim Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) director and ultimately CEO of the heart hospital.
In 2010, she was named CEO of Banner Baywood and in 2012, was named CEO of Banner Heart Hospital, which is on the same campus as Banner Baywood.
Robertson is a leader whose passion is as evident as her commitment to her people. She was nominated for Banner Baywood's prestigious Guardian Award – an annual recognition that honors top employees, leaders, physicians and volunteers.
Robertson lives in Tempe, Ariz. with her husband Dave and three children - Carly, Abby and Jack - and dog Mickey.