Pete Delgado

Immediate Past President/CEO of Salinas Valley Health

Pete Delgado is the Immediate Past President/CEO of Salinas Valley Health, which encompasses an acute care public district hospital, 10 urgent care clinics, a group of primary care and specialty physician practices and joint venture ownership of Aspire Health Plan. Salinas Valley Health employs more than 2,400 people and its medical staff includes 322 board-certified physicians.   

Named a Top Diversity Leader by Modern Healthcare in 2021 and Citizen of the Year in 2021 by the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce, through his leadership, Salinas Valley Health has flourished as an award-winning, thriving organization focused on quality care and community outreach.

Mr. Delgado has held CEO positions in a variety of health systems such as Los Angeles County + University of Southern California (LAC+USC) Healthcare Network and Kaiser Health Plan Hospitals in Northern California, to name a few. He was also a founding member of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, which works to increase the representation of Latinos at the executive level of hospitals across the nation.