Deb Krmpotic was named CEO of Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in 2015.
Krmpotics’s most immediate past leadership experience with Banner includes CEO positions at Banner Estrella Medical Center and Banner Ironwood Medical Center.
Krmpotic, who has been with Banner since 1986, joined the organization as a director of case management and patient care. She worked her way up the ranks and served as administrator/CEO at two former Banner facilities: Lisbon Medical Center in North Dakota and Lookout Memorial Hospital in South Dakota. She also served as chief nursing officer at Banner Baywood Medical Center.
Krmpotic has a nursing degree from the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, and a bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been recognized as one of the “Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.”