HealthONE and HCA Continental Division Leadership Team

Sylvia Young - President & CEO at HealthONE and HCA's Continental Division

Sylvia Young

President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthONE® and HCA's Continental Division

Sylvia Young, a 27-year veteran of hospital administration, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of HCA Continental Division and HCA-HealthONE LLC in June 2012. Before her appointment to the Denver-based Division headquarters, Young had been President of HCA’s Sunrise Health System, which includes Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital, MountainView Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital in addition to four ambulatory surgery centers in Las Vegas.

From 1998 until 2007, Young served as Chief Executive Officer of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza, a three-campus hospital that includes a Level II trauma center, two emergency departments, four outpatient imaging centers and 20 operating suites. From 1995 to 1998, Young served as Chief Operating Officer of HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora, a two-campus hospital. Young began her career in hospital administration in 1985.

In 2016, Forbes named Young one of the “Top Women Business Leaders in the Western U.S.” In January 2015, Young was honored by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce as one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women. Young was named Samford University’s Alumni of the Year in 2013, and one of the 10 “Power Women of Nevada” by Nevada Business Magazine in 2012. In 2009, Young was recognized nationally by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare in the U.S.”

Young currently serves on the following community boards:

  • Colorado Concern
  • Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Marketing and Strategy Committee member
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Public Affairs Co-Chair
  • 2017 DCPA Corporate Chair – Saturday Night Alive Annual Gala
  • 2017 Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Chair –Distinction Awards Dinner
  • 2015 Light The Night Walk Corporate Chair – Lymphoma and Leukemia Society
  • 2015 Light the Night Walk Corporate Chair-Lymphoma and Leukemia Society
  • 2014 Chair Go Red for Women - American Heart Association

Young has a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Alabama, Birmingham and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Samford University in Birmingham. She and her husband, Dr. David Young, have 2 daughters.

Greg D’Argonne, CFO

Lindy Garvin, VP Quality & Patient Safety

Sara Smith, Senior VP Strategy and Business Development

Dan Davidson, VP Marketing and Public Relations

Leonard Kalm, SVP Strategic Pricing and Analytics

Kevin Kucera, VP Real Estate

Becky Adix, VP Human Resources

Bob Vasil, VP Reimbursement