Community Hospital hires chief operating officer

Carolle Anne Banville
Carolle Anne Banville

Carolle Anne Banville has joined Community Hospital in Grand Junction as chief operating officer and chief nursing officer.

Banville brings more than 30 years of experience to her new duties. She served as director of trauma services and interim emergency service line for UC Health in Aurora. She also served as president of Banville Trauma & Critical Care Consultants and as a member of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment advisory board. She holds three doctoral degrees.

“We are extremely excited to have Carolle Anne join our team,” said Chris Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Community Hospital. “Her level of expertise will prove invaluable as we work to move our organization forward.”

Banville said she’s “honored” to join Community Hospital. “I was extraordinarily impressed by Community Hospital’s innovative nature and steadfast approach to improving the patient experience and overall quality of care.”

Community Hospital operates a hospital with a level III trauma center and offers a range of services, including those related to labor and delivery, medical and radiation oncology and plastic surgery. For more information, call 242-0920 or visit