February 27 - Kara Besst
PRESIDENT AND CEO OF GRITMAN MEDICAL CENTER
Kara has been involved with Gritman Medical Center and healthcare for nearly 20 years. Kara joined the Medical Center in 1994 after graduating from the U-Idaho with a B.S. degree in Accounting. In 1996, she became director of Fiscal Services and in 2000 she was named CFO. Kara’s professional involvement includes; U-Idaho Accounting Advisory Board Member, Governor’s Workforce Development Council Member, Palouse Surgery Center, Palouse Surgeons, LLC President, Palouse Health Properties, LLC, Palouse Dialysis and BrightPath Board Member. Kara and her husband, Tim, are both Idaho natives. They live in Moscow and have two children.