Sarah Frost

Chief Executive Officer,
Banner University Medical Center

Sarah Frost is the Chief Executive Officer responsible for all Banner- University Medicine operations in Southern Arizona: Banner -University Medical Center Tucson, Banner- University Medical Center South, Diamond Children’s, Banner Arizona Cancer Center, Banner -University Medicine North and dozens of outpatient clinics. Sarah is a skilled leader with more than 18 years’ experience at the two academic medical centers, which are the primary teaching hospitals of the University of Arizona, College of Medicine in Tucson.

The two nonprofit medical centers and clinics employ over 7,000 people, making Banner – University Medicine among the largest employers in Pima County and Banner Health the largest private employer in the state. As Banner’s chief hospital executive in Tucson, Sarah oversaw the much-anticipated opening of a $443 million, nine-story tower that replaced the 48-year-old original University Hospital, in April 2019.

Prior to Sarah serving as CEO, Sarah worked in various management and leadership roles within Banner and its predecessor, the University of Arizona Health Network as well as for Pima County.

Sarah has been recognized as a Tucson “40 under 40” winner as well as an Arizona Capital Times’ Women Achievers of Arizona recipient. She was named as one of the 2022 “Women Leading the Region” by Biz Tucson and most recently selected as one of the “Most Influential Women In Arizona Business” by AZ Business Magazine. She serves on the American Heart and Stroke Association Board, Pima JTED Foundation board, Sun Corridor board as well as the AAMC Council of Teaching Hospitals board.