Julie Wilson Petrini, R.N., MPA HSA

Chief Executive Officer

Julie Petrini is Chief Executive Officer of Hospitals for Sutter Health Bay Area. As CEO, Ms. Petrini is responsible for providing strong leadership for hospitals, ensuring that they continue to deliver best-in-class health care that improves the lives of patients. Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer for Sutter Health’s Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. Her extensive background in health care spans more than 30 years beginning as a nurse caring for patients at the bedside, and includes expertise in administration, strategic planning and operations management.

Prior to joining Sutter Health, Ms. Petrini served as senior vice president and chief administrative officer for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, overseeing all aspects of regional operations and support functions. She also served as senior vice president of operations for Kaiser’s Northern California Region, and service area manager and patient and continuing care leader for Kaiser’s Golden Gate Service Area. While in these roles, a few of her accomplishments included overseeing operations of 11 medical centers and two hospital rebuild projects, as well as serving as the chief negotiator for Kaiser’s regional contract with the California Nurses Association

Executive Team

  • Rose Calhan, R.N., MS, Chief Operating Officer
  • Filip Roos, M.D., MBA, CPE, FASE, Chief Medical Executive
  • Patti Pilgrim, Chief Financial Officer
  • Denise Navellier, R.N., Chief Nursing Executive, Summit Campus
  • Nicole Turck, R.N., MS, Chief Nursing Executive, Alta Bates Campus
  • Christine Green, Administrative Director,  Human Resources