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August 17 - 19, 2021

Terry Shaw
President and CEO at AdventHealth


Shaw's career with Adventist Health System spans more than 30 years. Immediately prior to being named president/CEO, he served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operations officer, where his broad understanding and knowledge of health care finance, IT and overall operations enabled him to play a pivotal role in defining the organization's vision and direction. Shaw began his career with AHS as a business intern in 1982. He was appointed director at Florida Hospital in 1985, assistant vice president in 1990, vice president in 1992, and senior vice president in 1996. In 2000, Shaw became senior vice president and chief financial officer for AHS, a role he held until 2010 when he gained COO responsibilities. 

Shaw received bachelor's degrees in accounting and computer science from Southern Adventist University, and a master's degree in administration from the University of Central Florida.  He currently serves as vice chairman of the Premier, Inc. board of directors and is a member of the Hospital Financial Management Association, American College of Healthcare Executives and State of Texas Board of Certified Accountants. As a silver level Leadership Society contributor to the United Way, Shaw supports and generously donates to the nonprofit organization, and is also active with several other professional and service organizations. He and his wife, Paula, reside in Orlando, Florida and have two adult sons.

Agenda Sessions

  • [IDN CEO Fireside Chat] Dynamic CEOs: Lessons from Leadership - Priorities and New Directions to Adapt, Align and Advance the Business Forward