Terry Shaw is president and chief executive officer for AdventHealth. In this role, he provides leadership for one of the largest faith-based health care systems in the United States, comprising nearly 50 hospital campuses across nine states, with a continuum of integrated care that includes urgent care centers, home health, hospice, physician practices and skilled nursing facilities.
Shaw’s career with AdventHealth spans through 37 years. In that time, he has played a pivotal role in defining the organization’s vision and direction through his broad understanding and deep knowledge of health care finance, information technology and overall operations. Prior to becoming president and CEO of the organization, Shaw served as its executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operations officer.
Before transitioning to the corporate leadership team, he held numerous positions at the organization’s Central Florida Division – South Region (formerly Florida Hospital), including chief financial officer, senior vice president, vice president, and assistant vice president.
Shaw earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Florida, and bachelor’s degrees in accounting and computer science from Southern Adventist University.
He was appointed to the Healthcare Leadership Council, a policy think tank, and serves as chairman of the Premier, Inc. board of directors. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Health Evolution Leadership Committee, as well as a Fellow of the Health Evolution Forum. Shaw actively participates in AdventHealth’s community involvement program, and several other professional and service organizations.