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Michael A. Mayo , DHA, FACHE

President and CEO

Michael A. Mayo Biography and Information

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Michael A. Mayo, DHA, FACHE, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health. Mayo has more than 32 years of health executive experience, including his most recent role as Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville hospital president.

As CEO, he oversees five hospitals: Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Baptist Medical Center South, Baptist Medical Center Beaches, Baptist Medical Center Nassau and Wolfson Children's Hospital, along with four satellite Emergency Centers, 55 primary care offices, more than 13,000 team members and 1,762 physicians.

During his career, Mayo has served as CEO of Orange Park Medical Center (HCA), CEO of Frankfort Regional Medical Center (HCA), Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, and President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center and the flagship facility of the Methodist Health System.

From 1989 to 1999, Mayo held progressive leadership positions with Baptist Health System of Birmingham, Ala., where he first joined as an administrative fellow.

Mayo earned his Doctor of Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina, his Master of Science in Health Care Administration from Texas Woman's University and his Bachelor of Science 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 (FACHE). He was elected to the Board of Governors of the ACHE Class of 2022. Mayo has served as the ACHE Regent for Florida – Northern and Western; on the Healthcare Executive Editorial Board; and on the Regents Advisory Council. He currently serves as a state delegate of Regional Policy Board 4 (Southeastern U.S.) with the American Hospital Association.

Mayo serves in various community leadership positions, including chair of the University of North Florida (UNF) Healthcare Administration Advisory Board, Dean's Council of UNF, adjunct professor, Master of Health Administration program at UNF Brooks College of Health and Board of Directors at Community Hospice & Palliative Care.

Mayo and his wife Jennifer have two daughters and four grandchildren.