BS, Health Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
MS, Health Care Administration, Central Michigan University
LEAN Blackbelt Certification, Mercer University
Jeff is an accomplished healthcare executive known for his strong leadership and organizational skills, his expertise in process improvement and systems thinking, and his high-energy, collaborative approach to achieving results. With over 30 years of experience serving the healthcare industry, Jeff has spent the last 20 years operating within healthcare delivery networks in the Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer roles.
His broad experience in healthcare operations includes significant roles and responsibility in the areas of process design and optimization, systems implementation and integration, leadership development, strategic planning, new program development, construction, staffing optimization, patient experience, change management, and performance measurement. Jeff’s commitment to performance excellence extends beyond the organizations he has been a part of. He currently serves as a third-year Examiner for the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award and has achieved Senior Examiner status for the Florida Sterling Council/Georgia Oglethorpe Quality Award.
Jeff enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, theatre, and relaxing at the beach.