Gabrielle Finley-Hazle

Purpose Driven Growth Strategist
"You must BE the change you wish to see in this world"
Mahatma Gandhi


Gabrielle is a chief executive officer and board member whose 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector has led to notable achievement in creating mission-driven, high-performance cultures to consistently hit stretch goals; manage through crises; and develop focused growth strategies with measurable outcomes.

Career highlights in both investor-owned and non-profit healthcare systems include increasing physician satisfaction and employee engagement scores; improving quality, safety, and experience; increasing EBITDA by 23%; developing joint ventures to produce ROI of 35%, and growing a $1.7B academic enterprise. Gabrielle leverages both business acumen and people skills to enable the organizational mission.

She has led operational improvements of a 10 hospital system and overseen strategic and operational excellence across the care continuum, created division-wide systems of care, and aligned physicians to partner with clinical integration strategies. This resulted in a Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Operational Performance from one of the largest investor-owned healthcare systems in the country.

Gabrielle has been recognized many times for her leadership and innovations in care. She most recently received the 2021 Pandemic HEROES Award from Cornell University and the 2021 Outstanding Achievement in Leadership Award from AZ Business Magazine.

As part of a flagship market for the largest faith-based healthcare systems in the country, she serves as the President & CEO of Dignity Health Arizona Central and West Valley markets which include multi-facility operations. Her ability to lead high-performance teams, innovate, collaborate, and transform organizations with a patient-centric approach has led to progressive growth. She oversees a multibillion-dollar academic enterprise including the world-renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, 5,600 employees including over 200 employed providers and 1,600 physicians. Her responsibilities also extend to 5 core service lines, 29 outpatient locations, an ALF, and P&L responsibility for 13 joint ventures in a highly competitive environment.

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