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Event Summary

The Power Players Luncheon events featuring the most influential leaders in the business community is the must attend networking and informational event in the area.


Professionals from all industries gather to network and hear an informative keynote address from a local executive.  These executives will be offering insight to the driving forces that make the region such a great place to work and live.


Join the local Power Players each month for a catered lunch, networking, local vendor displays and more! Presented by TEI Rock Drills & Our Town Matters and Gold Sponsor Shelter Insurance.


Montrose Pavillion Events Center and Botanical Gardens
1800 East Pavilion Place
Montrose, CO 81401

Event Details

This month's Power Players Luncheon keynote speaker is Montrose Memorial Hospital CEO, James Kiser.


James Kiser joined Montrose Memorial Hospital as the Chief Executive Officer in June 2018. James brings over 30 years of hospital administration experience, including his most recent role at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana as a Chief Executive Officer. During his time in Polson, St. Joseph achieved Top 20 in the Nation for Best Quality by the National Rural Healthcare Association, was named a Joint Commission National Top Performer in Surgical Care (CMS Core Indicators) and delivered top Patient Satisfaction scores. Other experience includes additional hospital leadership roles in Montana, Washington, and Wyoming—including a Chief Operating Officer role overseeing 2500 employees, 400 physicians, and a hospital ranking in the Top 100 in Orthopedics, Stroke Care (Neuroscience) and Cardiology.

James received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming and earned his MBA in Healthcare Administration from Montana State University-Billings. James has served on various local and state boards, including his long-time role as a Rotarian. James and his wife Lorie look forward to taking advantage of the area’s outdoor activities as they enjoy camping, hiking/backpacking, bow hunting, snowmobiling, boating, fly fishing and more.

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