Kathy Knight is an executive with significant experience in financial leadership, and lends her expertise to PHC. She has knowledge of accounting, audit, business management, enterprise risk management, strategic planning, and governance. Kathy’s roles in public companies have included Controller, CFO, CIO, and VP Internal Audit. Currently she is VP Internal Audit at EarthLink.
Vice Board Chair
Sue collaborates with the community to advance PHC’s mission. Previously, she was Director of Development for the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) and consulted to HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center. Her industry experience includes fundraising, public speaking, and consulting to Yampa Valley Medical Center, Health Magazine, Vail Associates, and Arizona Heart. Sue graduated from the University of Denver and studied entrepreneurship at CU.
Laura-Anne Cleveland BSN, RN, CEN is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. She draws on her deep experience to advise PHC on building resilience for front line healthcare workers. Previously she was Women’s Service Line Director at Swedish Medical Center and held roles including ER nurse leader. Laura-Anne studied nursing at the Old Dominion University. She is a mother of five, married to her childhood sweetheart.
Sonia’s business background focuses on finance and human resources in start-up companies. She is passionate about working with employers to nurture business growth and development by creating impactful strategies around employee physical and mental well-being. Sonia lends her expertise to advance PHC’s mission to assist essential workers.
Christi Ruppe, BSN, CCRN-K
Christi is a native Coloradoan working as a Quality and Sepsis Coordinator at P/SL. Her background in Critical Care nursing is where she developed her passion for process improvement in healthcare. Professionally, her career started as a community organizer in Steamboat Springs managing the Community Alliance of the Yampa Valley. Christi’s passion for people and community empowerment was formed as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali, West Africa.