Maggie Gill is the current President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Memorial Health since the year 2011. She was given the top office position after joining the Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) as the vice president of finance and managed care in 2004. After working hard in the position, she became the chief operating officer the following year. Her excellent work is what has led her to her current top position in just eight years after joining the organization. She was a student at Florida State University from 1989 to 1993 where she earned her bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature with honors. After that, in the year 1996, she went to Saint Leo University in Florida and earned her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in 1998 with honors. She also did strategic thinking and management and completed her course work at Wharton School. Gill had spent five years as the chief financial officer at Tenet South Florida Health system before going to Memorial University Medical Center. Her job was so good that she even received the Tenet Outstanding CFO award three times while working there.
During her employment period with Tenet, she was working at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables both located in Florida. Also, she worked with North Shore Medical Center which located in Miami. Maggie Gill was once the associate professor of medical education at Mercer University, and she is a board member in the same University in the faculty of education. She is also a board member of several other organizations including Georgia Hospital Association in the health unit, Georgia Chamber of Commerce in economic empowerment and Union Mission in social services.
On November 1st, the Georgia Medical Society presented its 16th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards where Gill’s team had won seven awards. The awards seek to recognize individuals who have stepped forward and dedicated their careers to improving the health and well-being of the entire community. The categories in the awards include health care innovation, health care education, community outreach, institution/organization, allied health professionals, and physician lifetime achievement.
Gill’s team got two winners in the community outreach category and one from each of the other categories making the total number of awards given to Memorial Health to be seven. Her magnificent work, sacrifice, and persistence over the years have enabled her to achieve much more, rise and stand out in her career in the medical sector.