Antelope Valley Hospital Appoints Lynn M. Gomez, MBA, GPHR as Chief Human Resources Officer



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Antelope Valley Hospital has named Lynn M. Gomez, MBA, GPHR, as chief human resources officer (CHRO), effective today.

Gomez previously served for five years as CHRO at San Gorgonio Memorial Veterans Hospital in Banning, California. She was responsible for providing strategic direction for the overall human resources operations of the California Region including employee and labor relations, workforce management and employee relations. She has 25 years of experience in human resources management in healthcare and the manufacturing industries. 

Gomez earned her Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in human resources and organizational management from Alameda University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in business from Belford University in Dallas, Texas.

“Lynn has a breadth of experience in human resources management that will greatly benefit Antelope Valley Hospital,” said Chief Executive Officer Dennis Knox on her appointment. “In addition, her proficiency in performance improvement, including Lean processes and patient experience enhancement, will be especially important going forward for AVH.” As CHRO, Gomez will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the hospital’s human resources operations, from staffing and benefits to organizational development and succession planning.

Celebrating 60 years of caring for the community, Antelope Valley Hospital is located in the city of Lancaster in northern Los Angeles County. The 420-bed district hospital is a Level II trauma center and provides a full array of medical/surgical services, pediatric treatment, NICU, mental health, cancer care and more. More information is available at