Steve Popkin is the Chief Executive Officer of Lompoc Valley Medical Center. He has held the position since February 2019. Mr. Popkin has more than three decades of senior management experience in the health care industry, including 20 years as CEO at various for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals in California.

Mr. Popkin received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from California State University at Fullerton, and his Master of Business Administration Degree from California State University at Los Angeles. 

Mr. Popkin serves on the Board of Directors of the Hospital Association of Southern California, District Hospital Leadership Forum, Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization, and Lompoc Family YMCA.