Board of Directors

Our Board consists of four elected officers (President, Immediate Past President, Secretary and Treasurer) and four or more elected directors (Membership, Programs, Communications, Sponsorship, Diversity and Inclusion, and Directors-at-Large). Additional voting members are the Local Program Council Chairs, Volunteer Coordinator, and the Faculty Representatives.

Wes Marsh, MBA, FACHE

Regent, Northern and Western Florida

Administrator, Department of Neurosurgery, UF Health Jacksonville

Victor Weeden, DHA, FACHE


Assistant Professor, University of South Florida College of Public Health

Sabrina Rice, MHA, MPH, CPH

Past President

Manager, Patient Experience, Tampa General Hospital

Zachary Pruitt, PhD, MHA, FACHE


Associate Professor, University of South Florida College of Public Health

Veronique Perry, MHA, MBA


Clinical Research Regulatory Analyst, Tampa General Hospital

Ileana Cruz, DHA, MHA, MBA, CRA

Diversity & Inclusion Director

Manager New Hospital Development-St. Joseph’s Hospital South

Paul Wagner II, MHA

Membership Director

Business Operations Specialist, First Physician Group, Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Adjunct Faculty – Florida Gulf Coast University

Delaney Vandenberg, MHA

Communications Director

Strategic Project Manager at Tampa General Hospital

Paul Grossman

Sponsorship Director

CEO and Chief Experience Officer of PLG ExperienceSolutions

Lana Palmquist, MS, RN

Programs Director

Manager Clinical Integration & Acute Care Service Line

Karen L. Valaitis, EdD, EdS, MBA

Local Programs Chair – South

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences and Administration, University of West Florida, Pensacola

Hieu Bui, MD, MBA, FACHE

Local Programs Chair – East

James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital – South Hillsborough VA Clinic

Natalie Wrightson, MHA

Local Programs Chair – North

Special Projects Analyst, Suncoast Community Health Centers

Candace Smith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC


Vice President Operations & Chief Nurse Executive Lee Health, Cape Coral Hospital

Anthony Koffman, MHA, FACHE


Mission and Ethics Director at BayCare Health System

Dr. Gary Josephson, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS, FAAP


Attending Physician, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers
Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Brandon May, MBA, FACHE


President at BayCare Health System

Nicole Radford, MS, FACHE


Vice President of Laboratory Services at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

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