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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Welcomes New Vice President of Human Resources

Posted on 1/23/2017

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital welcomes Deborah Gac as its new Vice President of Human Resources.

Ms. Gac brings more than 35 years of health care industry experience in human resources to Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Previously, Ms. Gac served as Director of Human Resources at Providence Health and Services. She also served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., and held various roles at Scripps Health in San Diego.

“Ms. Gac’s vast hospital experience in human resources will provide strong support for our hospital,” said Gustavo Valdespino, President & Chief Executive Officer. “We are pleased to welcome her to the team at Valley Presbyterian Hospital.”

In her new role, Ms. Gac oversees all functions of human resources, including learning and development, talent management, compensation, benefits, succession planning, talent acquisition, employee and labor relations, process improvement and organizational development.

Ms. Gac received a bachelor's degree in psychology at San Diego State University and a master's degree in business administration from National University in San Diego.


Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) is an independent, nonprofit and nonsectarian hospital serving the medical needs of the San Fernando Valley community for more than 50 years. VPH has grown to become one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Valley region and continues to provide patient-centered care for a healthy community. The 350-bed facility offers advanced technology and a full range of medical services to improve and save lives.