Lonnie R. Cramer is President of UCHealth Longs Peak and Broomfield Hospitals, UCHealth Ambulatory Surgery Center Board of Directors, and a voting member of the Longs Peak Hospital Foundation. In addition, he currently serves as the Interim President and CEO for UCHealth’s Southern Colorado Region encompassing four hospitals and multiple clinics.  

Mr. Cramer has over 27 years of operations health care experience, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer for Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, which is made up of two acute care hospitals located in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he was responsible for all aspects of operations, including spearheading hospital joint ventures and business development initiatives. Mr. Cramer also held the positions of SVP/Chief Administrative Officer for Penrose Hospital, Chief Operating Officer for Penrose Hospital, and Vice President of Operations for Penrose Hospital. From 2011 to 2013, he served as the Penrose-St. Francis Administrative Director for surgical services, imaging services, and the orthopedic and neurosurgery service lines.

Prior to that, Mr. Cramer was Chief Operating Officer at MDiagnostics Inc., a company based in Metairie, LA specializing in outpatient imaging with five centers in multiple states, and Director of Diagnostic Imaging Services at the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in Florida. He began his health care career in the U.S. Army, serving eight years. Mr. Cramer holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Practice Management, Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, and is certified in Angiography, Cardiac Cath, Radiology, Cat Scan, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 

Mr. Cramer is a member of the Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Executive Committee for the Longmont Economic Development Partnership. He also serves as Executive Sponsor for the St. Vrain Valley School District’s Future Medical Professionals Club.

When Mr. Cramer isn’t working he enjoys the Colorado outdoors and spending time with his family.  Lonnie and his wife, Janet, have been married for 30 years and have three children and two grandchildren.

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