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Look For Hope In The Future

Dr. Sam Certo with John Hillenmeyer | President and CEO, Orlando Health

John Hillenmeyer | President and CEO, Orlando Health

John Hillenmeyer retired in 2010 as President and CEO of Orlando Health after a thirty- six year career in hospital administration, twenty-eight of those years with Orlando Health. His first position with Orlando Health was as the first Vice President and Executive Director of the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital on Sand Lake in Southwest Orange County. During his tenure at Orland Health, he led the organization through a period of substantial growth, including major capital expansion, clinical program development and successful negotiations of several strategic acquisitions and partnerships. Mr. Hillenmeyer earned his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky and a Masters of Health Care Administration from Duke University. Mr. Hillenmeyer also served on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board from 2002 to 2006; on the Voluntary Hospitals of America Southeast Board from 1992 to 2010, serving as Vice Chairman from 2007 to 2010; and on the Statutory Teaching Hospital Council / Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida Board from 2001 to 2010, serving as Chairman from 2002 to 2004. He is an Advisory Board Member of Sun Trust, and a Board Member of the following; Orlando Health Foundation, Heart of City Foundation, Seal Shield, Inc. and Source 2. In 1997, he joined the board of Westminster Services (nonprofit retirement centers) and continues to serve on that Board today. Mr. Hillenmeyer also currently serves on the Metro Board of the Central Florida YMCA, he is Chairman of the Seminole County Economic Development Advisory Council, which he has chaired since 2010. He served as Chairman of the Regional Commission on Homelessness until 2015, he remains on the Executive Committee and Board. In 2016 he was named Chairman of the Seminole County Action Board to Impact Homelessness. He has a long history of community involvement including serving multiple terms on the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, which he chaired in 2008, and multiple terms as a board member of the Central Florida Partnership. Mr. Hillenmeyer was also a member of the Orlando Downtown Development Board from 2000 to 2005, serving as Vice Chairman in 2005. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Red Cross in 1994.