Leadership

David Strong

David Strong

President & Chief Executive Officer

David Strong became president and CEO of Orlando Health on April 9, 2015. Orlando Health is one of Florida’s most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare organizations. Since 1918, Orlando Health has been part of Central Florida, growing from a single hospital into a $3.4 billion award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers throughout the region.

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Bernadette Spong

Chief Financial Officer

Bernadette Spong oversees all facets of financial operations for Orlando Health.  These areas include finance, supply chain, information services, revenue management, asset strategy and care coordination. Bernadette joined the organization in 2015 with 30 years of healthcare experience.

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Jamal Hakim, MD

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Jamal Hakim, MD, oversees the daily operations and management of all Orlando Health hospitals and their patient care. He also oversees the organization’s clinical quality, corporate nursing, medical staff services, and human resources. Dr. Hakim has served Orlando Health in various capacities since 1991, including interim president and CEO from 2013 to 2015.

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Mildred Beam

Mildred Beam, Esq.

Chief Legal Strategist

Mildred Beam provides system-level guidance concerning legal strategy, mergers and acquisition activity, regulatory compliance and governance matters, while supporting the legal affairs function of Orlando Health. She also has operational responsibility for the organization’s clinical research function. 

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John Bozard

Senior Vice President, Orlando Health; President, Orlando Health Foundation

Since joining Orlando Health in 1977, John has served as financial analyst, director of finance, vice president of finance, senior vice president, and vice president and executive director of Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. He has also served as vice president of business development and president of Arnold Palmer Hospital. 

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Sunil Desai

President, Orlando Health Medical Group Senior Vice President, Orlando Health

As president of Orlando Health Medical Group, Dr. Sunil Desai is responsible for leading the strategic and operational direction of more than 1,000 employed clinicians. He also practices part-time in the intensive care unit of Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC).

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Cary J. D’Ortona

President, Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Senior Vice President, Orlando Health

Cary D’Ortona was appointed president of Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and senior vice president of Orlando Health in June 2018. He is responsible for developing, leading and implementing the hospital’s strategic and operational direction, and developing pediatric services.

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Karen Frenier

Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Karen Frenier oversees all aspects of human resource operations for Orlando Health. These areas include team member recruitment, compensation and benefits, education and training, organizational development, HR information systems, team member relations and team member engagement.

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Andy Gardiner

Senior Vice President, External Affairs & Community Relations

Andy Gardiner joined Orlando Health in June 2008. He oversees the strategy for corporate external affairs and is responsible for all community and business relations activities for the organization.

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R. Erick Hawkins

Senior Vice President of Strategic Management

R. Erick Hawkins is the senior vice president of strategic management. In this role, Erick leads the organizations’ strategic planning, business development, and innovation efforts.  Erick previously served as chief financial officer and vice president of heart and vascular services for University of North Carolina REX Healthcare in Raleigh.

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David F. Huddleson

Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer

Dave was appointed Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer in 2006, and is responsible for the Compliance & Ethics Program that includes Corporate Compliance, Internal Audit, Privacy and Information Security.

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Mark Jones

Mark Jones

Senior Vice President, Orlando Health; President - ORMC

Mark A. Jones is senior vice president of Orlando Health and president of Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC). His career with Orlando Health began in 1986 as an administrative resident, and he has held various leadership positions throughout the organization.

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Mark Marsh

Senior Vice President, Orlando Health; President, Health Central Hospital

Mark Marsh is the president of Health Central Hospital and serves as senior vice president of Orlando Health. He joined the organization in 2016 with more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience.

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Shawn Molsberger

President, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital Senior Vice President, Orlando Health

Shawn Molsberger joined the organization as president of Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital and senior vice president of Orlando Health in July 2018. Mr. Molsberger comes to Orlando Health with 20 years of clinical and executive healthcare experience

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John A. Moore

Senior Vice President, Orlando Health; President, South Lake Hospital

John joined Orlando Health in 1997, as the corporate director of orthopedic services and then administrator of community services. John served as the administrator of campus and business development and chief operating officer of South Lake Hospital, in affiliation with Orlando Health, before being named chief executive officer in 2011. 

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Kelly Nierstedt

President, Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Senior Vice President, Orlando Health

Kelly Nierstedt is responsible for leading the strategic and operational direction, and the development of women’s and neonatal services of Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies.

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Greg Ohe

Senior Vice President of Ambulatory

Gregory P. Ohe is the senior vice president of ambulatory for Orlando Health. He has served as president of Orlando Health – Health Central Hospital, overseeing the 171-bed hospital; Health Central Park, a nursing and rehabilitation center; Express Care, an urgent care walk-in clinic; and a state-of-the-art surgery center.


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Mark Roh

Mark Roh, MD

President, Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Mark Roh, MD, MMM, FACS, serves as the president of Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. An internationally renowned liver cancer surgeon, Dr. Roh also serves as the chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Cancer Center.

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Andrew J. Snyder

Andrew J. Snyder

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Andrew Snyder is the senior vice president of marketing and communications. He most recently served as vice president and chief marketing officer for AMITA Health in Arlington Heights, Illinois, where he oversaw all aspects of marketing, brand management and web/social media strategy. 


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Thibaut van Marcke

Senior Vice President, Orlando Health; President, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital

Thibaut van Marcke is the senior vice president of Orlando Health, and president of Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. Prior to his current role, Thibaut was vice president and chief operating officer for HCA - North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville.

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Ryan Zika

General Counsel

Ryan joined Orlando Health in 2012; he holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida and a Juris Doctorate degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.

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