Anne Peterson, MSN, RN

Vice President, Leadership Liaison, Interim Leadership Services

Anne Peterson is an accomplished Nurse Executive with over 30 years of broad experience and expertise leading multidisciplinary operations in multi-specialty clinics and nursing units in a wide variety of practice settings: large academic medical centers, faith-based medical centers, for-profit and rural hospitals.

Holding active nursing licensure in over 30 states has given Anne unique opportunities to fill a wide range of roles in states across the country over the last decade. Her expertise in developing and leading clinical, operational, and financial opportunities and strategies to maximize the growth of integrated operations is unparalleled.

Anne has extensive experience as a Chief Nursing Officer and as an Interim Leader and Advisor. Her permanent positions include CNO with Hillcrest Medical Center and several leadership positions with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and an AVP role with a national interim leadership firm. Anne served as Interim CNO with Sutter Health, Mission Hospital, Saint Thomas Hospital and Interim Director of Nursing positions with Baptist Saint Anthony’s Hospital and Holston Valley Medical Center.

In 2019, Anne served as the inaugural KBA Nurse Executive Advisor for a Nurse Director Coaching Program in California. Most recently, Anne served as Interim CNE of a major Medical Center in California at the outbreak of the pandemic and as it worsened throughout the state.

Anne’s current role as Vice President, Leadership Liaison, reflects management of interim leadership engagements and client relationships, business development, working with Interim Leaders on client deliverables, consistent engagement with interim leaders and clients, and contributing to thought leadership.

Anne earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from Vanderbilt University and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders, Middle Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives, Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Chapter, and the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Nurses Association, Tennessee Nurses Association and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

Anne lives in Nashville with her husband and son. Her hobbies include playing the piano, biking, cooking, and progressing toward her lifelong goal to earn her private pilot’s license.