The Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect announces the hiring of Patricia L. Peterson, B.S.N., J.D. as the new President/CEO.
She most recently served as the inaugural Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation. Prior to the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, she worked at the Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs for eight years, initially as the hospital’s corporate attorney and then as the President and CEO of the Memorial Health System Foundation.
Peterson began her career as a registered nurse and then became a trial attorney. She has direct experience in working on child abuse related issues and has a long history in supporting causes surrounding child abuse.
She will start at The Kempe Foundation on December 6.