Maggie Gill – Leader of the Memorial Health and the Recipient of Numerous Awards

Maggie Gill is the President and the CEO of the Savannah-based Memorial Health in Georgia. She was named as one of the top ‘Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to know’ in the year 2016. This list had names of the senior leaders from the different healthcare organizations in the country. She also regained a spot in the Becker’s 2016 list of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know’.

Maggie became part of the Memorial Health in 2004 as the Vice President of Finance and Managed Care. He was promoted to chief operating officer in 2005 and since then has been involved in many strategic initiatives for the institution. The led the construction of their new facility and participated in the development of the new physician-led Centers of Excellence. Within a year, she managed to initiate cost saving strategies that led the institution to save about $30 million in a year.

Maggie Gill qualifications had already prepared her for the role at the Memorial Health. She completed her bachelor’s with honors from the Florida State University. She then went on to complete her MBA from the Saint Leo University in Florida. But, even after that, she wanted to do something more to improve her skills and knowledge. For this, she went on to complete a course in strategic thinking and management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

Before joining Memorial Health, she worked as the chief financial officer at the Tenet South Florida Health System for close to five years. While working at Tenet, she was also associated with many other hospitals like Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah in Florida, Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables in Florida and the North Shore Medical Center in Miami. This experience helped her use her skills and understanding of the industry when she was asked to lead at the Memorial Health.

Maggie was responsible for helping the Memorial Health earn many prestigious different awards over the years. Most recently, the institution won seven awards at the 16th Annual Health Care Heroes organized by the Georgia Medical Society in 2015.