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About Gary Newsome
A recognized healthcare executive with over three decades of experience, Gary Newsome has directed policy and strategy and has overseen the operations of major healthcare companies in the United States. Mr. Newsome’s experience in the industry includes roles held with Humana, Community Health Systems (CHS), and Health Management Associates (HMA), where he served initially as a Divisional Vice President of group operations before being named President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board. During Gary Newsome’s tenure as CEO, HMA ranked first in quality for products and services and was named by Fortune magazine as one of the world’s most admired companies.
Mr. Newsome holds an MBA from Butler University and a BS in business from Bluefield State College in West Virginia, where he graduated summa cum laude and was ranked as the top male student for academic achievement. A firm believer in the importance of education, Gary Newsome serves as a guest lecturer at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Bilingual in English and Spanish, he resides in Florida with his wife and family.