A Bay Area native, Jim has been the Chief Executive Officer of LVMC since 1998. He began his career at LVMC in 1980 as the manager of the clinical laboratory. In 1987, he was promoted to Director of Clinical Services. He left for three years to manage a multi-service medical group and returned to LVMC   in 1998 as the CEO.

Jim Raggio: LVMC CEO

He has been involved in various roles in the Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization, BETA Healthcare Group, Healthcare Association of Southern California and the District Hospital Leadership Forum. He currently serves as Vice President of the DHLF. He is also Chairman of the BETA Council of the BETA Risk Management Authority.  

He is involved in the Lompoc Chamber of Commerce, the Santa Barbara County Workforce Investment Board, the Santa Barbara County Special Districts Association, the YMCA and the Lompoc Rotary Club.