Van R. Johnson
CEO, Sutter Health
“You might say that Van Johnson, Sutter Health’s chief executive officer, is leaving his job for a higher calling. A devout Mormon, Johnson is stepping down Wednesday to work as a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Johnson, 60, is giving up a $1.94 million salary running one of the state’s largest hospital networks to take the unpaid assignment.” He was president of Northern California’s community-based, not-for-profit system of hospitals, physician organizations and home health and occupational health providers for ten years.