Orlando Health Announces Three New Executives

Orlando, FL (Jan 8, 2016) – Orlando Health today, announced the addition of three new senior vice presidents. The new executives will join CEO David Strong’s executive cabinet.

“These individuals are accomplished executives who excel in their respective specialties,” said David Strong, president and CEO, Orlando Health. “They will be integral to helping chart the course for Orlando Health now and into the future.”

R. Erick Hawkins is the new Senior Vice President of Strategic Management. Mr. Hawkins most recently served as chief financial officer and vice president of heart and vascular services for University of North Carolina REX Healthcare in Raleigh. In that position, he was the executive responsible for the organization’s strategic innovations. Other leadership positions Mr. Hawkins has held include President of the Board of Directors for Hospice of Wake County, member of the Executive Leadership Team for the American Heart Association’s Triangle Heart Ball, and member of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Triangle Light the Night Walk’s Executive Leadership Council. He received a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

Greg P. Ohe, FACHE, is the new Senior Vice President of Ambulatory. Mr. Ohe, will transition over the next few weeks, from his current position as president of Orlando Health’s Health Central Hospital. In addition to having oversight over the 171-bed hospital, Mr. Ohe also oversees Health Central Hospital Park, a long-term care and rehabilitation facility, Express Care, an urgent care walk-in clinic, and a state-of-the-art surgery center. Mr. Ohe is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has served as the President of the Central Florida Healthcare Executive group and as a member of Community Advisory Committee for the Health Services Administration program at the University of Central Florida. He has functioned as a mentor for young professionals associated with the University of Central Florida and Xavier University. Mr. Ohe has served on numerous healthcare committees throughout Florida and the Southeastern United States. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and a Master’s Degree in Hospital and Health Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Andrew J. Snyder is the new Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Mr. Snyder 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. Mr. Snyder is a frequent presenter at industry events and universities such as the Harvard/Chan School of Public Health, Loyola University, the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, and the Forum for Healthcare Strategies. Other leadership positions Mr. Snyder has held include Board Member of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County, AIDS Ministries of Northern Indiana and United Way of Porter County. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

All positions become effective this month.

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health is a $2.3 billion not-for-profit health care organization and a community-based network of physician practices, hospitals, and outpatient care centers throughout Central Florida. The organization is home to the area’s only Level One Trauma Centers for adults and pediatrics and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals. More than 2,000 physicians have privileges at Orlando Health, which is also one of the area’s largest employers with more than 15,000 employees who serve nearly 2 million Central Florida residents and more than 4,500 international patients annually. Additionally, Orlando Health provides nearly $235 million in support of community health needs. More information can be found at