Pete Govorchin

Pete Govorchin

President, City of Hope Chicago

Pete Govorchin is President of City of Hope Chicago. In his role, Govorchin leads all hospital operations at City of Hope Chicago with a focus on driving service-line growth through operational and clinical excellence.

Govorchin leads a diverse team of medical experts, clinicians, physicians and other talented professionals to help meet the individual needs of patients facing cancer. Beyond his leadership and focus on the present needs of patients, staff and the community, Govorchin has a clear vision for future growth, committing his time and resources to building and strengthening relationships with other local health care systems and designing pathways to provide patients with greater access to care.

Prior to his current role, Govorchin served as the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer. In his role as COO, he facilitated a national expansion strategy for City of Hope, created an environment to attract top talent and a foundation for responsible operational and financial management. Most recently he oversaw the openings of two Outpatient Care Centers located in Downtown Chicago and Gurnee, Illinois.

Govorchin also served as the primary talent executive for City of Hope Chicago, providing current and future team members with opportunities for continuous career development. In addition, his expertise includes an accomplished track record in the area of business development and operational and financial management. He has influenced and garnered support among state legislators, cancer patients and the public through strategic communications, marketing and brand awareness plans.

Govorchin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and economics from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University of Chicago. In addition, he is a member of many professional organizations, including the Advanced Developmental Program, the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a Green Belt Six Sigma recipient.