Jacksonville, FL - After an extensive national search, Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida is excited to announce that Bradley S. Talbert, FACHE will be the hospital’s new President and CEO. Brad will assume his duties at Memorial Hospital on August 1, 2017.
Brad comes to Memorial Hospital from Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC, where he has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer. He brings more than 17 years of hospital executive leadership and management experience having served hospitals in Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and South Carolina.
Brad brings a track record of success and a reputation as a leader and a motivator. Under his leadership, his hospitals have been recognized three times in the past five years for demonstrating exceptional performance in quality, satisfaction and operations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, and a master’s degree in health administration from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.
Brad looks forward to being a very active member of the Jacksonville community. He has been a long-time supporter of many charities and community organizations including the United Way, American Heart Association, Rotary International and the Chamber of Commerce.
Jim O’Loughlin retired as Memorial Hospital’s President & CEO in March after five years with the hospital and a long distinguished career with HCA.