Jeannine Erickson Grinnell, MHA, CPA
Chief Executive Officer and District Healthcare System Superintendent – UW Medicine / Valley Medical Center
Jeannine Erickson joined Valley in 2000 as Director of Finance and Treasurer after many years working at the Washington State Auditor’s Office. She has been the Superintendent of Public Hospital District #1 of King County since 2011. Jeannine became Valley’s first female Chief Financial Officer in 2016 and in September 2021 became the first female CEO in Valley’s history.
Known by staff simply as “Jeannine,” she is responsible for the oversight and management of a comprehensive healthcare system comprised of a 341-bed acute care hospital, 60 outpatient clinics and 4,000+ employees serving over 600,000 residents.
She is passionate about Valley’s mission of caring for our community like family and is a champion for advancing health equity, inclusion and belonging, process improvement, change management and engaging with a diverse tapestry of people.