Lovelace Women's Hospital

Jeff Kinney

Chief Operating Officer


Jeff has more than 12 years’ experience in healthcare, most recently serving as director of practice operations for Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS). Jeff provided oversight for the Heart and Vascular Program, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Pediatric and Adult Congenital Cardiology. He was also responsible for the entire continuum of patient care for over 20,000 annual patient visits, including outpatient, inpatient, imaging, and surgical needs. While in this role, Jeff co-lead the hospital to Joint Commission and other national recognitions and certifications.

In addition, Jeff was director of practice operations for urgent and emergent services for seven PHS central New Mexico and two Santa Fe urgent care centers. Under his leadership, PHS developed and deployed the new PresNow dual emergency department and urgent care concept, as well as PHS’s first asynchronous online visit and same day appointment platform.

Jeff received a bachelor of arts degree in communication and journalism from the University of New Mexico and a master of business administration degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.

A published researcher and licensed EMT paramedic, he also serves on the board of directors for ABQ Area Firefighter Random Acts and is a St. Jude Hero for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Meghann Hutchison

Chief Financial Officer


Meghann has worked for Lovelace for more than six years, most recently as assistant chief financial officer and interim chief financial officer for Lovelace Medical Center (LMC) and Heart Hospital of New Mexico (HHNM.) In her role as associate chief financial officer, Meghann managed the month-end close, including reviewing the general ledger details, net revenue model, financial statements, capital planning, and analysis for senior leadership. She also partnered with outgoing CFO Reuben Murray on a plan that resulted in reduced expenses and increased gross revenue.

Meghann is a certified public accountant. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, as well as a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM.

Brenda Holley

Chief Nursing Officer


Brenda comes to Lovelace from Presbyterian Health System, where she has spent the past 21 years of her career. With a clinical background in pulmonary and critical care nursing, Brenda brings years of experience both as a clinician, and as a health care leader. Her leadership background at Presbyterian included positions in Presbyterian Medical Group (Pulmonary, Intensivist, and Adult Internal Medicine/Hospitalist groups), oversight of the Presbyterian Care Connection (statewide patient placement and transfer center), and most recently as Director of the Adult Medicine Service Line, where she was responsible for 7 adult inpatient medical and intensive care departments at Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to her current role, Brenda was the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer at Lovelace Westside Hospital. 

Brenda completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at University of New Mexico, her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from New Mexico State University, and completed her Doctorate in Nursing at University of New Mexico. Brenda also maintains certification as a Board Certified Nurse Executive. She lives in Albuquerque, is married, and has two children.

Community Engagement

  • Board Member, New Mexico Organization of Nurse Leaders
  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, New Mexico Nurses Association
  • Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Amy Blasing

Chief Executive Officer


Amy Blasing is a registered nurse who holds a master's in nursing and health care administration from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. With more than 25 years in health care, Blasing most recently served as CEO for Lovelace Westside Hospital. Under her leadership, Lovelace Westside received an “A” Leapfrog Patient Safety grade from 2017-2019, in addition to earning four stars from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services. During that time, Lovelace Westside also received recognition from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for improving stroke care and prevention.

Prior to coming to Lovelace, Amy held leadership positions with Summerlin Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nev. as associate chief nursing officer/administrative director of clinical operations, the director of emergency services for Rockford Health System in Rockford, IL., and most recently as hospital administrator of Presbyterian Hospital. Blasing has also held leadership positions in hospitals in Las Vegas; Rockford, Illinois; and at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque.

Amy completed her both her bachelor of science in nursing and her master of science in nursing/healthcare administration from Excelsior College in Albany, New York.

She lives in Albuquerque with her husband and has three children.

Community Engagement

  • Board Member, Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Member, New Mexico Healthcare Executives
  • Board Member, New Mexico Healthcare Executives
  • Member, United Way of New Mexico Tocqueville Society
  • Member, United Way of New Mexico Women in Philanthropy