The Manatee Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its 2022 Headliners Luncheon Series on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The Topic: The Evolution of Hospital Care in Manatee County.
The Luncheon will feature Andy Guz, CEO of Lakewood Ranch Medical Center; Tom McDougal, CEO of Manatee Memorial Hospital; and Steve Nierman, President & CEO of Blake Medical Center.
The CEOs from our three major hospitals will provide an update on how health impacts your business, our community, and our economy. From battling the pandemic to bringing cutting-edge care to Manatee County, our local hospitals are integral to our quality of life. You’ll hear about new medical technologies, how they attract world-class healthcare professionals, and what is on the horizon for our medical community.
This event will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the GROVE (10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202). The cost is $35 for Manatee Chamber and Manatee Young Professionals members ($45 at the door). The cost is $49 for future members (current non-members and guests).
Reservations are required. To register online, visit https://business.manateechamber.com/events/details/2022-headliner-the-evolution-of-hospital-care-in-manatee-county-33154, or you may contact Rachel DesRosier at 941 748-4842 ext. 235 or RachelD@ManateeChamber.com
Headliner luncheon events are sponsored by The Mosaic Company and the Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee.
About our Speakers
Andy Guz has been the CEO of the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center since 2016. Before joining Lakewood Ranch, he served as the CEO of Jennersville Regional Hospital in West Grove, Pennsylvania. Guz holds a master’s degree in Health Administration from Cornell University.
Tom McDougal was hired as the new CEO for Manatee Memorial in August 2021. Before joining Manatee Memorial, he served as the CEO at Merit Health Biloxi in Biloxi, Mississippi. He holds a Doctor of Science degree in Healthcare Management and master’s degrees in Healthcare Administration and Business Administration from the University of Alabama.
Steve Nierman joined the team at Blake Medical Center as CEO and President in September 2021. Before moving to Bradenton, Nierman was the President of Winter Haven Hospital and the Polk Market-Lead for BayCare Health System in Central Florida. He has a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Xavier University.
About the Manatee Chamber of Commerce
The Manatee Chamber of Commerce, a nationally recognized chamber of commerce with approximately 2,000 member businesses and organizations representing 68,000 employees, has offices in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch to serve the greater Manatee County area. Its mission is to build a positive business environment while enhancing the community’s quality of life.