Alumni Spotlight


CLASS OF 2014, M.H.A.

John Whiteside, MHA, MBA

Market CEO, SageWest HealthCare

Class of 2014 alumnus, John Whiteside, MHA, MBA, currently works as Market CEO of SageWest Health Care in central Wyoming and was recently noted as one of the 107 community hospital CEO’s to know in 2023, according to Becker’s Hospital Review.


CLASS OF 2018, M.H.A.

Leilani Johnson, MHA

Project Manager for Ambulatory Operations, UF Health Physicians

Class of 2018 graduate, Leilani Johnson, MHA, currently works as the Project Manager for ambulatory operations within UF Health Physicians where she is tasked with the research, creation, and execution of project work plans in support of the financial, clinical, and operational mission for the organization.

Past Alumni Spotlights

AJ Dunn

CLASS OF 2002, M.H.A.

A.J. Dunn

Chief Administrative Officer, Mayo Clinic in Florida UF MHA Class of 2002 graduate, A.J. Dunn, has recently been elected to the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees as of February 17, 2023, at the most recent quarterly meeting. Dunn has held the position of Chief Administrative Officer at Mayo Clinic in Florida since December 1, 2021. Prior to this role, he served as an administrative fellow and subsequently as chair of Advanced Care at Home and Digital Practice Strategy.

Roger Shaul

CLASS OF 1974, M.B.A.

Roger Shaul

Chief Administrative Officer, Mayo Clinic in Florida

Jacob Fischer

Class of 2014, M.H.A.

Jacob Fisher

Jacob Fischer has been recognized as a 2020 Rising Star by Pensacola Inweekly. Each year, the newspaper recognizes 64 young professionals that are making great strides in their field and community. With over 200 nominations from different fields, Fischer's work within his community has set him apart.