Keith Hobbs, MBA, FACHE, CMPE Chief Executive Officer

Keith M. Hobbs, MBA, FACHE, serves as Chief Executive Officer of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. He also serves as a member of the Health System Board for USC. Hobbs provides leadership for inpatient, ancillary, and allied health facilities by promoting teamwork, fostering efficiency, enhancing communication and establishing clearly defined goals and measurements.

In just over a year at the helm of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Keith and his administrative team have had great success in growing the hospital’s clinical infrastructure, patient volume and reputation in the community.

Hobbs is a veteran healthcare executive with a proven track-record in the design and implementation of systems and procedures that strengthen and support clinical, operational and financial practice. Hobbs is charged with improving the quality of care across inpatient settings while optimizing hospital resources. He has served on national committees focused around strategic contracting initiatives.

Prior to coming to USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in 2016, Hobbs, served as Vice President of Ancillary and Support Services at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Keith and his wife, Merilee, grew up in the La Crescenta and La Canada spanning over 25 years. The Hobbs Family currently resides in Santa Clarita along with teir three children.