CEO at Western State Hospital is retiring

Release Date: 
Apr 13 2021
DSHS Office of Communications
Adolfo Capestany

OLYMPIA- The Department of Social and Health Services announced that David Holt, Chief Executive Officer of Western State Hospital, is retiring from state service after five years at the 857-bed facility, including the last three as CEO.

“We will miss David and his leadership at Western State Hospital,” said DSHS Secretary Cheryl Strange. “He has helped lead the mission to transform the hospital, his dedication and compassion are unprecedented and we wish him all the best in this well-deserved new chapter in his life.”

Read more about Holt's departure on our Medium site.