Margaret (Maggie) Gill, MBA: The Superstar in Healthcare Leadership

Margaret (Maggie) Gill, MBA, is the chief executive officer and president of Memorial Health Medical Center (MUMC). Gill has been in this position since 2011. She joined MUMC in 2004 as the vice president of managed care/finance. In 2005, she became the chief operating officer. She led several, main, strategic initiatives which included the expansion of clinical services, construction of new facilities, and the new physician-led Centers of Excellence development. In 2006, she was the interim chief financial officer where she initiated a financial growth yielding to $30 million in annual cost savings. And because she has been such a great asset to Memorial Health, it’s no wonder she was promoted to CEO and president of the company.


In her current position, Gill offers leadership for all senior vice presidents, vice presidents, and MUMC’s physician leaders. She is directly responsible for government relations, physician relations, internal audit, the Heart & Vascular Institute, financial assistance, perioperative services, orthopedic programs, neuroscience programs, Memorial Health University Physicians (MHUP), financial assistance, facilities management, trauma services, and corporate communications.


Her Past Experience


Before working for MUMC, Gill was the chief financial officer for Tenet South Florida Health System for five years. During her time there, she was recognized three times for the Tenet Outstanding CFO Award. Additionally, she worked in Hialeah, Florida at the Palmetto General Hospital during her tenure with Tenet South Florida Health. During her tenure at Tenet South, she also worked in Miami at the North Shore Medical Center and in Coral Gables, Florida at the Coral Gables Hospital


Her Education


Gill received her bachelors degree with honors from Florida State University. She received her MBA with honors from the Saint Leo University in Florida. Additionally, she completed course work in strategic thinking and management from the Wharton School.


Recent Award Earned


In November 2016, Gill was recognized as one of the 2016 “135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know” by the Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication which is targeted at hospital executives and have an audience of around 18,500 healthcare industry leaders. Gill was also recognized in Becker’s 2016 “130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know” later on in the same month. The selected leaders were chosen by Becker’s editorial team with the focus on management and leadership abilities and career accomplishments.