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Chris Rucker, MHA

  • Category: Leadership
  • Position: Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff, Valley Health


Chris Rucker serves as chief strategy officer and chief of staff for Valley Health. Rucker is responsible for leading the development and execution of Valley Health’s strategy, operational planning and business development. In addition, he leads brand and creative strategy, overseeing marketing and communications, physician relations, and public relations.

As President of Valley Regional Enterprises, an operating subsidiary of Valley Health, Rucker focuses on the organization’s retail, consumer focus, and ease of access initiatives and is the healthcare system’s executive responsible for Urgent Care and Employer Health services, outpatient pharmacy, medical transport service, home health, certain physician joint venture activities, and is the organization’s lead emissary to regions without a Valley Health Hospital presence.

Rucker has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s in Health Administration.