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Gina Luna Joins CHI St. Luke’s Health Board of Directors
Date
08/02/2017
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Houston, TX (August 2, 2017) – Gina Luna, former chairman of JPMorgan Chase in the Houston Region, has been appointed to the CHI St. Luke’s Health system’s board of directors.

"I’m honored to represent CHI St. Luke’s and the communities we serve," Luna said. "I look forward to being involved in helping to shape the future of the organization."

During her 22-year career with JPMorgan Chase, she held a number of key leadership roles in commercial banking, marketing and communications, talent development, risk management, and strategic planning. Since leaving JPMorgan Chase in 2016, she founded Luna Strategies, an independent consulting firm that counsels companies on complex strategic issues and growth initiatives.

An engaged community leader, Luna has served on numerous boards, including the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) which she chaired in 2015, UpSkill Houston, the Welch Foundation, United Way of Greater Houston, and the 2017 Super Bowl Host Committee. She is a recipient of The Bob Onstead Leadership Award, is a Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame inductee, and is named among Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women.

"Gina has dedicated many years of her life to improving our community," said Leonard Tallerine, chairman of CHI St. Luke’s Health board of directors. "From her experience as a trusted advisor to CEOs and business owners to her professional connections and business acumen, her leadership qualities will help strengthen the position of CHI St. Luke’s in Texas."

Luna graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and management, and has attended professional development training programs at Harvard University.

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About CHI St. Luke’s Health
CHI St. Luke’s Health, a member of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), is comprised of three markets?CHI St. Luke’s Health is home of the Texas Heart Institute (THI), eight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife® Center, and several Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston; CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute care facility in East Texas); and CHI St. Joseph Health (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley). In addition, CHI St. Luke’s is a part of a joint venture agreement with Baylor College of Medicine®, which encompasses Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in the Texas Medical Center. Together, CHI St. Luke’s Health, THI, and Baylor College of Medicine® are transforming health care delivery with a mission to usher in a new era of health care to create healthier communities. For more information, visit CHIStLukesHealth.org.

CHI St. Luke’s Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 105 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home health agencies; and other services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. Learn more at catholichealthinitiatives.com.

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