Mark Faulkner

President & CEO
Baptist Health Care

Mr. Mark T. Faulkner serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Baptist Health Care Corporation at Baptist Leadership Group LLC. Mr. Faulkner serves as Senior Vice President of Baptist Health Care at Baptist Hospital, Inc. He served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Baptist Health Care Corporation.

He served as President of Baptist Hospital, Inc. At Baptist Hospital, he maintained industry-leading performance for patient satisfaction measures and remains an industry benchmark for best practices in service excellence. He has been a leader at Baptist Health Care for over 18 years in multiple roles including Director of Properties and Facilities Support, and Director of BHC’s Physician Network Development, Physician Relations and Physician Recruitment.

He has been the Chairman of Florida Hospital Association Inc. since October 8, 2015 and served as its Vice Chairman since November 2014 and also serves as its Trustee. He was also the administrator at both Baptist Hospital and Baptist Health Care’s affiliate – Jay Community Hospital, where he was integral in having cultural and service excellence to both entities. He first joined Baptist Health Care as an administrative resident in 1993. He served progressively larger roles, including five years as the administrator at Jay Hospital, before becoming Baptist Hospital’s vice president of operations in 2004. He has almost two decades of healthcare experience. His expertise and leadership has yielded significant achievements for the health system in performance excellence, employee engagement and retention, quality clinical outcomes, and financial performance.

He was president of Tri-City Rotary Club and a former board member of Santa Rosa Educational Foundation. He serves as Board Member for United Way of Escambia County and as a deacon for First Baptist Church in Milton. He was Honored by the American College of Healthcare Executives as its 2002 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. He has been consistently recognized as a Fortune 100 “Best Place to Work”. He is a Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a Graduate of Leadership Pensacola.

Mr. Faulkner holds a 1993 Master of Science in Health Administration and Certification in Gerontology from University of Alabama-Birmingham, where he graduated first in his class. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management from University of Alabama.