Walter B. Davis is the Chief Executive officer of Nevada Health Centers, a nonprofit community health organization that has operated in Nevada since 1977. Mr. Davis has more than 30 years of healthcare operations and management experience.
His experience and skillset give him a broad perspective on patient, provider and payer needs and concerns—all of which contribute to his success as an organizational thought leader and change agent. Since joining Nevada Health Centers (NVHC), Walter has dedicated his talents and career to improving health equity and community health outcomes for communities across the Silver State. NVHC is the state’s oldest and largest federally qualified health center. As CEO, Walter leads a talented team of more than 400 community-minded healthcare professionals who are dedicated to improving access to care quality, affordable care throughout the state.
Prior to taking on the Chief Executive role at Nevada Health Centers in 2012, Walter held key leadership roles in large healthcare organizations including Renown Health, Carondelet Health Network, Cigna, MedPartners, Inc., and KPC Medical Management. Walter excels in business development, strategic planning, physician network development, provider integration and organizational advancement. He holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration.
Areas of Expertise
- Business Operations
- Care Transformation
- Organizational Transformation
- Board Member, Community Service Agency
- Board Member, Nevada Hopes Clinic
- Board Member, Mercy Care Health Plan
- Board Member, Dependable Health
- Board Member, Carondelet Medical Group
- Board Member, American Lung Association
- Board Member, Teacher’s Health Trust
Education & Certifications
- B.S. Healthcare Management, University of La Verne, La Verne, California
- M.B.A., University of Redlands, Redlands, California
Speaking Topics List
- Employee Attraction and Engagement
- Executive Leadership
- Organizational Culture
Walter was a fresh breath of air! Powerful, meaningful, and down to earth!”
This was such a great use of an hour. All presenters were approachable, knowledgeable, and amazing. There was no time wasted in transition and the like. It was very relevant and engaging.”
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