About Ezequiel Sanchez
Chief Information Technology Officer
Ezequiel Sanchez is a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. He was raised in San Carlos and attended high school In Globe, Arizona. The start of Ezequiel’s professional career was in healthcare as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Then in 2008, Ezequiel joined the United States Army. Through military experience, Ezequiel learned many mechanical systems, weapon systems, and logistical operations as he supported his first company Maintenance Troop, Support Squadron of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas. During a deployment to Iraq, as the Unit Armorer Ezequiel was and was directly responsible for the accountability and maintenance of all weapon systems valued at over $1.5M. This position crossed trained Ezequiel in logistical operations, and he received awards for the proficiencies of his team’s Supply Shop. During his deployment, Ezequiel reenlisted in the Army and reclassified his position to an Information Technology Specialist.
Upon return to the US, he attended US Army Signal School at Fort Gordon, GA. There Ezequiel learned communication systems, computer hardware, cryptography, and technical skills in Information Technology. After graduation from school, He served in the 3-320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. As an Information Management Officer, Ezequiel leads a team of 4 providing applications systems to support, network design, management, and information security for his organization. After attending extensive training for the Warfighter Information Network, Ezequiel was responsible for the maintenance and operations of a tactical communications node that allowed wireless network capabilities during military operations.
The time spent in the military taught Ezequiel many professional skills that he has brought home to serve his community. His focus is to support the medical staff as they provide quality care to our families. He is proud to be a San Carlos Apache and wants to see our healthcare system strive as we exercise our right to self-determination and create our healthcare system the way it should be.