Former Senior Director, Operational Excellence, Integration Management Office at Sutter Health

Cecilia Aviles was the senior director for operational excellence at Sutter Health. Aviles has over 30 years’ experience in health care. Prior to becoming the senior director for operational excellence, she oversaw the operations of Sutter Health’s Palo Alto Medical Foundation’s multi-specialty clinics. Experienced in both ambulatory and acute care, Aviles has served in several leadership positions in operations, strategy and business development. She holds her R.N. degree from San Francisco State University and Master of Business Administration from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business. Aviles was recognized in 2018 as one of the Bay Area’s Top Hispanic Nurses. She is passionate about improving the health in her community and exceptional patient experience.