Gary Cortez was enjoying life in Arizona when his son was transferred and
the family moved to Gillette. No stranger to Wyoming, Gary was raised
on a ranch and lived in Cody for more than 30 years.
With an educational background as a Respiratory Therapist, Gary had worked
in interim healthcare management for the last 15 years, holding many different
kinds of management and administrative positions. In fact, Gary thought
the position as interim
Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Services Director at
Campbell County Memorial Hospital before he was offered and accepted the permanent position.
He says he was pleasantly surprised by Campbell County Health and the friendly,
welcoming staff he’s encountered. Gary wants to continue to improve
on what’s already here, and work on mentoring staff and growing
services as appropriate, using his business background to help with budgeting
Gary’s wife Rhonda is a development director for a healthcare system
based in North Carolina, but she plans to join him in Gillette later this
year. When he’s not working, Gary enjoys hunting and fishing, and
the wide open spaces of Wyoming.
Please join us as we welcome Gary to CCH and Gillette, Wyoming.