Associate Chief Operating Officer for Ambulatory Care Services
Pete Gutierrez is the associate chief operating officer for the Ambulatory Care Services division at Denver Health. For the past 10 years he has had operational responsibilities for a 21-site, 700-employee medical group serving more than 128,000 patients annually. One of the largest and oldest community health centers in the country, this nationally recognized primary care safety net organization won the 2006 Earnest Codman Quality Award from The Joint Commission and was the first health care entity to win the Lean manufacturing Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence Bronze Medallion in 2011. Mr. Gutierrez has led private and public primary and specialty medical groups for 25 years and earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Florida.