Wendy Sparks was named interim CEO of Banner Fort Collins Medical Center, McKee Medical Center and North Colorado Medical Center in November 2020.
Her current position has been COO for these hospitals, a role she assumed in 2013.
Sparks started with Banner at NCMC in 1988 and has held roles including associate administrator and senior director of supply chain management where she managed supply chain operations for 11 hospitals, two surgery centers and many clinics in seven states. Sparks also serves as incident commander for hospital emergencies including leading the Northern Colorado response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Colorado State University and a master’s in business administration from Grand Canyon University. She is a board-certified fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.