Vanessa Walls serves as Executive Vice President of the Northern Market and is responsible for driving market strategy with direct responsibility for Children’s Medical Center Plano campus operations and performance. In addition, she will lead the team at Our Children’s House on an interim basis.
She joined Children’s Health in 2011 and has held many roles leading to her current responsibilities, including three years as the Administrator for Children’s Medical Center Plano.
Today, Vanessa supports the mission of Children’s Health to make life better for children by overseeing pediatric care at Children’s Medical Center Plano, a 72-bed hospital located in the Northern Market.
Vanessa received her undergraduate degree in Health Administration from Auburn University and her Master of Science in Health Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Her career has spanned 30+ years as a leader in health administration, including positions in both urban and rural hospitals and ranging in size from 100 beds to 900+ beds.