Ed Hubel, FACHE Biography and Information
Ed Hubel, FACHE, is interim hospital president for Baptist Medical Center Clay and hospital president for Baptist Medical Center Nassau, a position he has held since December of 2016. Under Hubel’s leadership, Baptist Nassau has received an A rating in patient safety eight consecutive times and was awarded a “Top Hospital” by the Leapfrog Group in December 2021.
Hubel has been with Baptist Health since 1986 and has previously served as: assistant administrator of operations; administrator of surgical services; director of patient care operations; and service-line lead for Baptist Health Orthopedics. Prior to health care, he was in the aviation industry.
Hubel is board certified and a fellow, through the American College of Health Care Executives. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Columbia Southern University. He is also a fellow of the Advisory Board.
Hubel serves on several community boards: Nassau County Chamber of Commerce; Barnabas Center; Bring Your Brokenness; FHA Rural Hospital Committee; The AHA Rural Services Committee representing Region 4; and the Health Planning Board (NE Florida). He is a mentor for the Boys and Girls Club of Nassau County and also serves as a mentor for future health care leaders through the American College of Healthcare Executives and local college and health organizations.
He and his wife, Kristie, reside in Fernandina Beach. He has a passion for servant leadership, his faith and his community. For work-life balance, he enjoys fishing, music, sports and journaling.