Budd Wagner

Vice President
Marketing and Communications

Budd Wagner, vice president for marketing and communicationsBudd Wagner has served as vice president for marketing and communications since 1998.

Before joining CHI Franciscan Health, he helped advance the marketing and public relations goals of several Puget Sound health care organizations, including the Providence Health System, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, PacMed, and Medalia Healthcare, a large medical group co-owned by Franciscan.

A graduate of Walla Walla University, he has a bachelor’s degree in business and communications.

He is a member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development of the American Hospital Association, and the Tacoma City Club. He is also a member of the communications leadership committee for Catholic Health Initiatives, the national organization with which Franciscan is affiliated. He previously served 10 years on the Board of Trustees of the Pierce County Library System.

Members of the news media who want to interview Vice President for Marketing and Communications Budd Wagner should contact CHI Franciscan Health media relations at 253-382-3889 or email scottthompson@chifranciscan.org.