Kimberly Cripe

President and CEO, Children’s Hospital of Orange County

Kim Cripe is the President and CEO of CHOC Children’s Hospital. She has been at CHOC Children’s since 1991, previously serving as Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer. She conducted her undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California and the University of South Florida, and received her MPA from Golden Gate University. In the past, Cripe worked at Humana Inc., where she held a series of progressively responsible hospital, regional, and corporate positions in areas including strategic planning, business development, physician alignment, marketing, public affairs, and hospital and health plan operations. Recently, she was elected to the board of trustees of the Children’s Hospital Association. Cripe has received numerous honors for her work, including the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 Award in Community Contribution.