Service has always been integral to her life.

So says Judy Baum as she reflects on her retirement as Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Valley Regional Rehabilitation Hospital in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Baum served 17 of her 47 years in healthcare at the rehabilitation hospital.

When speaking of service, Baum recalls being influenced by her mother at a young age. Her mom would regularly care for sick neighbors and take Baum to visit her grandparents and other elderly residents at a local nursing home. “Even in her 80s, my mom would help feed people in her own retirement home,” Baum says. “She was extraordinary in her simple life.”

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