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Aspen Valley Hospital
0401 Castle Creek Road
Aspen, CO 81611
Dave Ressler is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aspen Valley Hospital, overseeing an executive team that manages more than 400 employees. Dave has served two stints as the Hospital’s CEO, first from 2004 to 2013, and from 2016 to present. Dave works directly with the Board of Directors to set the budget and implement policy for the Hospital and its Network of Care. He is responsible for ensuring the clinical excellence and operational success of the Hospital, and plays a key role in representing the organization to the public and the wider healthcare community. Dave has a bachelor of arts and an MBA, both in healthcare administration. He started in healthcare in the 1980s as an EMT, but has spent most of his career in healthcare administration in Aspen and two hospitals in southern Arizona. Dave is passionate about community healthcare and plays an active role in leading the industry’s transformation to accountable care, assuring the entire community has access to high-quality care and the quality of life it affords. He helped found the Valley Health Alliance, a collaboration of local employers and healthcare providers that is working to improve healthcare outcomes and lower costs for residents and businesses from Aspen to Parachute. Dave serves on multiple boards, including the Colorado Hospital Association, the Community Care Alliance, the Valley Health Alliance, and the Aspen Chamber and Resort Association. He and his wife raised their children in Aspen and consider it their true home. They cherish the cultural amenities and the year-round opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.