Christine Woolsey, SVP, Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
Christine Woolsey is Senior Vice President and Chief Communications & Marketing Officer for SCL Health. She joined the health system in July 2010 to create a Corporate Communications and Marketing function to facilitate internal and external communications, as well as system branding, marketing and digital strategies.
Woolsey is a member of the SCL Health System Executive Leadership Team, and a board member of St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo. and the Colorado Health Institute. In her role as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, she manages all system and executive messaging, financial communications, system branding and public relations, internal communications and eHealth initiatives. She also facilitates Advocacy and Government Relations for the system, developing communications and outreach strategies to influence legislators regarding the system's position on health reform and other industry regulations.
Prior to joining SCL Health, Woolsey was Senior Vice President and Director of Midwest Healthcare for Hill + Knowlton Strategies, a global public relations agency, where she provided strategic communications and crisis counsel to a range of Fortune 500 companies. SCL Health became her primary client in 2006 to prepare for the integration of Denver-based Exempla Healthcare. She served as Interim Vice President of Communications & Marketing for Exempla Healthcare prior to accepting her current position.
Woolsey earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and spent the first part of her career as a reporter and editor for a number of news organizations, including Crain's Chicago Business, WBBM Newsradio 780 and "Chicago Tonight."