President, Western Region
Jim Ferando joined Banner Health as president of its Western Region in 2007. In the role, he oversees hospital and clinic operations in the six states comprising the organization’s Western Region, including Alaska, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
Prior to Banner, Ferando served as vice president of regional operations, construction and real estate for Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Other past positions include senior vice president and chief operating officer for Lovelace Health System, also in Albuquerque, which included a hospital, physician medical group and member health plan.
Ferando holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Nebraska.