Leadership and Management

NALHE is fortunate to be led and guided by a distinguished group of talented Latino and Latina executives who represent a wide spectrum of public and private sector healthcare organizations. They counsel our organization on areas of legislation, regulation, and policy affecting the health and healthcare of U.S. Latino communities. “Modern Healthcare” has named two of our Board members to its “Top 25 Minority Executives” list and and two Board members as “Up & Comers.”

Under the leadership of current President, Sally A. Hurt-Deitch, RN, FACHE, Market Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Campus & Providence Children’s Hospital, El Paso, TX.– NALHE’s Board of Directors reflects the diversity of its membership with 15 current board members who represent a variety of career levels and professional expertise. The Executive Committee consists of the following board officers: Treasurer, James I. Rodriguez, FACHE, President & CEO, TexHealth; President-Elect, Rolando Gomez, MBA, Administrator, Government and Public Policy Children’s Hospital Los Angeles; David M. Linhares, MHA, Leadership Associate, Human Resources, Conifer Health Solutions.

NALHE leadership also receives operational support and direction from its management team, The Wetrich Team, and its President Michael Britton who serves as NALHE’s Managing Director. The Wetrich Team was formed to meet the demand for specialized, tailored career and talent advisory services in the health care industry. The company offers a comprehensive solution to optimize human capital management. Through search, coaching, outplacement and talent assessment The Wetrich Team clients receive unparalleled, strategic advice that is backed by 27+ years of experience. With humility, integrity and a passion for client success, The Wetrich Team is a resource for managing human capital efficiently to ultimately meet and exceed business and personal career objectives.

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Sally Hurt-Deitch

Market Chief Executive Officer The Hospitals of Providence As Market CEO of The Hospitals of Providence (THOP), Sally helps the hospital system capture market opportunities for improved operational effectiveness and efficiency and ultimately drives further enhanced value for patients.  Sally also leads the development efforts for the Transmountain Campus that is a collaboration with Texas Read More

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Ana Maria Castro


Whether you are already a healthcare professional or student well on your way to becoming one, it has never been more important to identify and overcome disparities in health care within your communities. Connect with healthcare executives and leaders within the Latino community to gain the wisdom, insight and experience to take on these challenges.


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