Brenda Holley

ALBUQUERQUE –  Lovelace Health System has named Brenda Holley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, as the chief nursing officer (CNO) of Lovelace Women’s Hospital, effective Oct. 3, 2022.

Holley has served as CNO for Lovelace Westside Hospital (LWSH) for the past three years and as assistant CNO prior to her current role.

During her tenure at LWSH, Brenda expanded Outpatient Therapy with new services and doubled the capacity in our Outpatient Sleep Center. She also developed new services for Inpatient and Outpatient Radiology and implemented Tele-Critical Care support as a pilot for Ardent, improving efficiencies in the Operating Room. She brings more than 24 years of health care experience with a clinical background in pulmonary and critical care nursing.

Holley completed her bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) at University of New Mexico, her master of science in nursing (MSN) from New Mexico State University, and completed her doctorate in nursing at University of New Mexico. She also maintains certification as a Board Certified Nurse Executive.