Brian Hess has been named Chief Executive Officer at Highlands Regional Medical Center, effective March 1, 2012. Brian replaces Bob Mahaffey, who is retiring. Mr. Hess became the Chief Financial Officer of Highlands Regional Medical Center in July 2009. Prior to Highlands Regional he was the Controller of Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Naples, Florida.
Mr. Hess began his 10 years of healthcare accounting, finance and operations experience at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Messiah College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Regis University.
Mr. Hess is originally from Venice, Florida. He and his family currently reside in Sebring, Florida.