President, Western Region
Jim Ferando joined Banner Health as president of its Western Region in 2007. In this role, he oversees hospital and clinic operations in the organization’s Western Region, which includes facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
Prior to joining 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.