Kathy Bressler

Chief Operating/Chief Nursing Officer
St. Clare Hospital

Kathy BresslerKathy Bressler has been with St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood since August 2006. She currently serves as the chief operating and chief nursing officer.

A registered nurse, she has held several leadership posts with CHI Franciscan since joining the organization in 1990. The management positions were responsible for medical-surgical services, ambulatory care, emergency services and burn services at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, as well as for orthopedic and gastrointestinal services across the system.

She received bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in community and leadership from the University of Washington-Tacoma.

Bressler is a member of the Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Nurses Association. She serves on the board of directors for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the advisory board for Lakewood’s Promise.

Members of the news media who want to interview Kathy Bressler should contact CHI Franciscan Health media relations at 253-382-3889 or email scottthompson@chifranciscan.org.