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Kathy Schmitz, RNIPMO Director Operational Planning and DesignMaricopa Integrated Health System
With over 30 years of health care experience, 22 of those in leadership roles, Kathy Schmitz brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as director of operational planning and design. Before joining the Infrastructure Project Management Office (IPMO), she was manager of the MIHS Sunnyslope Family Health Center. Prior to joining MIHS in 2012, Ms. Schmitz served as senior director of operations at Adelante Healthcare, where she was responsible for the day-to-day operations of four community health centers. Previously, she worked at ProHealth Care Medical Associates in Wisconsin as a regional clinical director and was responsible for six ambulatory health centers. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Upper Iowa University. Kathy Schmitz has her yellow and green belt in Lean Six Sigma and helps to facilitate yellow belt training for MIHS leaders.