Welcome to the Western Florida Chapter of ACHE

The Western Florida Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives is the local chapter of a national organization of professional healthcare executives that represents a wide range of healthcare professionals, executives, consultants, and the faculty and students of health administration programs.

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We invite you to attend one of our programs, webinars, educational or networking events throughout the year. Check this website often for a list of events.


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Enjoy the endless benefits of being a member of ACHE today!

Message from the President

On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you for your interest in the ACHE Western Florida Chapter (WFC).

Our Chapter offers opportunities for healthcare professionals at all points in their careers, from mentoring student associates, networking for early careerists, forums for senior executives, and educational programming for those achieving or maintaining Fellow status.

Our geographic area is large, and our goal is to hold WFC events throughout Western Florida. The Florida counties that comprise our Chapter are Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, and Sumter.

We strongly encourage and support the participation of healthcare executives at the local level. Please join us.

Sincerely yours,

Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, FACHE, WFC President


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Member Spotlight

Brent Cully, MHA

As the Reinstatement Chair of the Membership Committee, Brent encourages membership retention, by keeping members informed of events, encouraging participation, and builds personal connections when possible. Brent graduated with his Master of Health Administration in 2020 and currently works as a Senior Application Advisor for Nordic Global. Nordic Global is a health and technology consulting company. Nordic helps healthcare organizations harness the power of technology to create healthier systems that lead to healthier businesses.


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