Mr. Rossio is the former CEO of the San Diego VA Medical Center.

A Brief Summary of His Past Experience:
Mr. Rossio began his healthcare career in military medicine on active duty in the United States Air Force and has a service related injury.  He joined Department of Veterans Affairs in 1975 and worked in a various medical centers in all corners of the US and as a middle manager providing outstanding patient care from a bottom up approach as a servant leader.  That work included direct patient contact, patient and staff relationships, supervision and program responsibility, budget oversight and outreach including media members of the community at all levels.  The 19 years in this level lead to COO and CEO positions.  The 20+ years he has worked in San Diego during both Gulf Wars have been recognized in the healthcare area and respected in the highly cohesive military and veteran community that is San Diego. He is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and holds a current Hospital Administration Certification.