Michael A. Mayo currently serves as Hospital President of Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville where he is responsible for the operational and strategic direction of the 526 bed flagship facility of Baptist Health. Under his leadership, the tertiary and regional referral center was named 2017 Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics, also receiving the Everest Award. In addition, the US News & World Report named Baptist Jacksonville among the nation's Best Hospitals in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and in 2017 the organization was cited as #2 Hospital in the Jacksonville market and #7 in Florida.
Previously Michael served as President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center and the flagship facility of the Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, Mr. Mayo was an executive with HCA and held various positions including COO and CEO from 2001 to 2008. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida, CEO of Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort, Kentucky, Senior Vice President and COO of Memorial Hospital Jacksonville and COO of West Florida Hospital in Pensacola Florida.
Prior to his service with HCA, Mr. Mayo was Vice President of Operations for Baptist Health in Jacksonville Florida. He also served as Vice President of Ancillary Operations with Baptist/St. Vincent's Health System. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Mayo served with the Baptist Health System of Birmingham Alabama. He joined the system in 1989 at an Administrative Fellow and held positions of increasing levels of responsibility including Vice President of Administration for both Montclair and Princeton facilities in the Baptist System. He began his healthcare administration career as an Evening Administrator for John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth Texas.
Mr. Mayo earned his Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Texas Woman's University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management form the University of Alabama. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Management and a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. Mr. Mayo was named ACHE Regent for the Northern and Western Chapter, Florida, in March 2017. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health Master of Health Administration Program teaching Strategic Human Resources Management for Healthcare and Organization Behavior & Theory.