Leadership and Board Members
Our hospital leaders are passionate about providing high-quality and compassionate care to our community.
People Who Make Us Special
Community Hospital of Huntington Park is made great by the people who work together with a common goal of providing top-notch care to each and every patient that walks through our doors. Our team of providers and our board members truly make this hospital a phenomenal place to receive care. Your Family. Your Community. Your Hospital.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Whaley is a seasoned healthcare executive who brings expertise and experience in leadership, nursing, policy formation, change management and innovation.
His special interests include staff development, physician engagement, expansion, improvement of operational efficiencies and building great teams—all interests that align with Pipeline Health.
Whaley came to Pipeline in February 2022 from KPC Health in Orange County, where he had responsibility for South Coast Global Medical Center and Chapman Global Medical Center. With that organization from 2019 to 2022, he held the positions of CEO, COO and CNO at those facilities. His accomplishments include implementation of a Da Vinci surgical robot program, physician recruitment and facility growth.
Previously, Whaley served as an administrator at Southern California Hospital at Hollywood, part of the Alta Hospitals System, Inc.In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with and fundraising for various non-profits, including the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association and American Lung Association.
Colleen Bauer, RN
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
Colleen Bauer, RN, is an experienced clinical leader who assumed the role of Chief Nursing Officer at Community Hospital of Huntington Park, effective Sept. 12, 2022.
Colleen previously served as our Director or Surgical Services and OR Manager during previous employment at our hospital. A results-oriented clinical leader, Collen has a proven track record of building high-performing, patient-centered clinical teams focused on patient safety, positive outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Colleen came to Huntington Park from Foothill Regional Medical Center, where she served as manager of Surgical Services from 2019 to 2022. Prior to her time at Foothill, she served at our hospital and Promise Hospital in Paramount, California. Her expertise and experience in the community hospital segment is a perfect match for the unique needs of our patients, staff and the community of Huntington Park.
Colleen holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and BLS, ACLS and PALS licensure and certifications.