Julie J. Sprengel
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dignity Health, Southern California Division
Julie Sprengel currently serves as the president and CEO for Dignity Health’s Southern California Division spanning across nine counties. With 20 years of progressive health care leadership experience, Sprengel leads a fully integrated health care delivery network generating nearly $6.4 billion in annual revenues, encompassing 17 acute care hospitals, one behavioral health facility, and more than 100 ambulatory care sites, including physician clinics, urgent care centers, surgery centers, imaging centers, post-acute and home health agencies.
A top priority for Sprengel is to ensure the well-being of 25,000 dedicated employees and 6,500 physicians who provide high-quality, compassionate care to more than one million patients annually. As a former ER nurse, Sprengel is acutely aware of the stress health care workers face and has worked with human resources and spiritual care leaders to invest more than three million dollars into wellness initiatives and employee assistance programs.