Chris Self has been named president and CEO for AdventHealth Gordon and AdventHealth Murray. Self will assume his new role on Dec. 19 and will report to Mike Murrill, president/CEO for AdventHealth’s Southeast Region and Redmond Regional Medical Center (soon to be named AdventHealth Redmond).
“As I’ve watched Chris grow in his career at AdventHealth, I’ve been impressed with his commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those he leads and in the communities where he’s served. I know Chris’ passion for our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ will serve him well as he steps into this new role,” said Terry Shaw, president/CEO for AdventHealth.
Currently, Self serves as president/CEO for AdventHealth Manchester located in Clay County, Kentucky. In his new role, Self will provide executive leadership and oversee the day-to-day operations of AdventHealth Gordon and AdventHealth Murray, working alongside his leadership teams to ensure the delivery of care throughout the communities of Northwest Georgia.
“Chris is a mission-driven leader who leads with a bias toward meaningful action,” said Murrill. “His ability to rally a team around a common cause and foster a collaborative and inclusive culture are just a few of the many reasons I’m excited for Chris to step into this role. I’m confident that through his leadership, AdventHealth will be able to further our delivery of faith-based, whole-person care across the communities of Northwest Georgia.”
Self began with AdventHealth 17 years ago, serving in multiple leadership roles over the course of his career. Starting in Florida, he served on the AdventHealth Foundation Central Florida team and later led business development at AdventHealth Kissimmee. From there, he moved to North Carolina to serve as administrative director of business development and strategy at AdventHealth Hendersonville. In 2016, Self was called to lead as chief operating officer at AdventHealth Manchester. He served in that capacity for two years before assuming his current role as president/CEO. Under his leadership, AdventHealth Manchester has grown and continues to expand its reach beyond its local community through the expansion of multiple service lines, outreach clinics and an intentional focus on community and economic development, as well as mission projects.
“I feel blessed to have the opportunity to lead AdventHealth Gordon and AdventHealth Murray,” Self said. “I look forward to working alongside the compassionate, mission- focused care teams and community partners as we continue to deliver Christ-centered care that helps our communities feel whole,” said Self.
Self earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from Southern Adventist University and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. As an active member of his community, Self serves on the boards of the Kentucky Hospital Association and the Executive Committee of the Kentucky-Tennessee Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. He is currently working toward designation as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and was in the inaugural cohort of AdventHealth’s Executive Leadership Program.
Self and his wife, Sarah, have three beautiful children, Scarlett (6), Halen (3) and Jovie Etta (1). During his time off, Self enjoys hiking, traveling with his family and reading.
A search for a new president/CEO for AdventHealth Manchester is underway. Pete Weber will serve as interim CEO at AdventHealth Manchester to help ensure a seamless transition.