August 6, 2010, Mary Krause presented an outstanding program focusing on Valley View Regional Hospitals progressive move into the future.

Among the Valley View Regional Highlights, Mary shared the past, the present and the future of Valley View Regional Hospital:



  • Valley View moved under the administrative leadership of Mercy
  • Valley View suffered from financial woes over the past several year



  • Through supports of the community as well as the innovative management of Mercy, Valley View is now operating as a fiscally fit 501(c)3
  • Valley View continues to update their faciities, equipment and personnel to meet the growing demands of healthcare in a rural community
  • Introduction of an increased number of hospitalist ensures better continum of care for Valley View's patients
  • Oncology department has recently been renovated to better serve patients
  • Valley View continues to maintain a high quality care for their patients
  • Valley View will make the final payment on the 27 year plus bond agreement~ the pay-off will be made EARLY~a community celebration is planned for September.
  • Valley View recognizes their many partners within the community



  • Valley View is in the process of going 'paperless' a project that will enable better services and processing
  • Valley View maintains its independent board of directors for the Valley View Authority as well as the Valley View Regional Hospital
  • The opportunity to continue a management relationship with Mercy will be considered after the first three year stint
  • The new healthcare bill will effect all Americans seeking healthcare in the future.
  • Valley View Regional Hospital will assist in educating the public, preparing their staff and ensuring the best possible medical care in a rural healthcare setting along federal and state healthcare guidelines as imposed by the new healthcare legislation.
  • Valley View continues to recognize the many valuable partnerships within the local community making Ada and rural healthcare strong in the area
  • To learn more about Valley View Regional Hospital view their website at:


Valley View Regional Hospital continues to employ qualifed, competent, staff with the skills needed to face the ever-changing, complex world of healthcare in rural America.  Mary Krause, Certified Public Accountant, Chief Financial Officer, is among the highly qualifed staff of Valley View Regional Hospital.  Mary (Gallup) Krause spent most of her growing up years in Stratford, Oklahoma.  Mary graduated from Stratford High School and then moved to Nebraska to attend college and play basektball.  However, Mary left Nebraska and returned to Ada to complete her higher education at East Central University, completing a bachelors degree in Accounting.Following graduation at East Central University,


Mary received her CPA certificate and began work as a staff accountant for Horne & Company.  She later became the financial officer for Gallup Construction Company, Inc.   Mary went to work for Prepaid Legal Services, Inc. where she served as Vice President of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations for what is now a NYSE listed company.  She left Prepaid Legal and spent the next 12 years running her family owned business, Hart Tackle Company, Inc., a manufacturer of brand name fishing lures.  After selling the family business, Mary became Senior Vice President for Vision Bank and managed a $60,000,000 commercial loan portfolio. 


In August last year, she moved into the healthcare industry as Chief Financial Officer of Valley View Regional Hospital.  Mary speaks to many groups on a wide variety of small business and financial related topics.



Mary has 3 girls, 2 whom graduated from the University of Oklahoma and the youngest is a sophomore at Byng.



She currently serves as a board member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, Ada Jobs Foundation and the Ada Lion’s Club.  Mary is very active as a youth leader of St. Joseph’s Church. 

The Ada Sunrise Rotary is pleased to welcome Mary Krause at our August 6, 2010, program presenter.