Lloyd Dean is president and CEO of Catholic Healthcare West, a 38-hospital system based in San Francisco. One of the most influential executives in healthcare today, Dean, 59, has been widely recognized for his turnaround strategy for CHW, launched in 2001 when he took the helm of the organization. Today, he oversees a not-for-profit faith-based system with $11 billion in assets, 53,000 employees and 10,000 physicians in Arizona, California and Nevada. Raised in Muskegon, Mich., Dean was previously executive vice president and chief operating officer of Advocate Health Care in Oak Brook, Ill.
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