Michael A. Mayo, FACHE
Hospital President, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Michael A. Mayo currently serves as hospital president of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville where he is responsible for the operational and strategic direction of the 489-bed flagship facility of Baptist Health. Under his leadership, the tertiary and regional referral center was named 2017 Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, also receiving the Everest Award. In addition, it was named Best Hospitals in 2012, 2013 and 2014; #1 Hospital in Jacksonville market in 2014 and #4 in Florida by the U.S. News & World Report.
Previously, Michael served as president of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center and the flagship facility of the Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, Mr. Mayo was an executive with HCA and held various positions, including COO and CEO from 2001 to 2008. He served as chief executive officer of Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Fla., CEO of Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort, Kentucky, senior vice president and COO of Memorial Hospital Jacksonville and COO of West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.
Prior to his service with HCA, Mr. Mayo was vice president of Operations for Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Fla. He also served as vice president of Ancillary Operations with Baptist/St. Vincent’s Health System. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Mayo served with the Baptist Health System of Birmingham Alabama. He joined the system in 1989 as an administrative fellow and held positions of increasing levels of responsibility, including vice president of Administration for both Montclair and Princeton facilities in the Baptist System. He began his health care administration career as an evening administrator for John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Mayo earned his Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Texas Woman’s University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Alabama. He is board certified in Health Care Management and a fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). He was recently elected to the Board of Governors of the ACHE, Class of 2022. Mayo has served as the ACHE Regent for Florida – Northern and Western from 2017 to 2019; on the Healthcare Executive Editorial Board from 1993 to 1997; on the Regents Advisory Council from 2001 to 2004, 2007 to 2008 and from 2011 to 2013.
He serves in various community leadership positions, including chairman of the University of North Florida Healthcare Administration Advisory Board and adjunct professor, Master of Health Administration program at UNF Brooks College of Health.