Denyse Bales-Chubb Named President and CEO for

AdventHealth Palm Coast

Bales-Chubb will also serve as president/CEO for the Flagler and St. Johns market, which includes the new AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway, a four story hospital scheduled to open in 2023.

AdventHealth has named Denyse Bales-Chubb president/CEO for AdventHealth Palm Coast. Additionally, Bales-Chubb will serve as market CEO for AdventHealth’s Flagler and St. Johns market in the organization’s Central Florida Division. She will step into this role on June 19.

“Denyse has a natural bias for action and throughout her career has demonstrated her ability to grow the markets she’s served in,” said AdventHealth president/CEO Terry Shaw. “These qualities, coupled with her commitment to our mission, will serve her well as AdventHealth continues to advance the delivery of faith-based, whole-person care to communities we serve.”

In her new role, Bales-Chubb will report to Audrey Gregory, PhD, RN, president/CEO for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division – North Region. Bales-Chubb will provide market leadership for AdventHealth Palm Coast, a Leapfrog A rated hospital in Flagler County. Additionally, she will be responsible for the strategic planning, market growth and overall operational performance of the network of care.

“Denyse is a champion of innovation and committed to establishing services to better serve community needs,” said Gregory. “Flagler County is a growing community and I’m delighted that Denyse will be joining our team to help strengthen AdventHealth’s presence in Flagler and St. Johns counties so those communities can experience better access to quality care that helps them feel whole.”

AdventHealth is currently building a new 100-bed hospital in Palm Coast, marking the single largest health care investment in Flagler County. Bales-Chubb will lead the ongoing construction of the four-story hospital, which joins AdventHealth Palm Coast in providing additional convenience and comprehensive care to Flagler County residents.

“I’m thrilled about the opportunity to collaborate with the leaders, clinicians and team members at AdventHealth Palm Coast in extending our mission to those we serve,” said Bales-Chubb. “With the addition of AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway, we will have the opportunity to provide access to world-class services and whole-person care to this growing community.”

Bales-Chubb has served in health care for over 27 years. She first joined AdventHealth in 2014, serving as president/CEO of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. Most recently, she served as president/CEO of AdventHealth Tampa, where she maintained a strong focus on the quality of care and patient experience. Prior to joining AdventHealth, Bales-Chubb served as senior vice president at Adventist Health Central Valley Network in California, where she oversaw two hospital campuses in addition to lab and imaging services for the entire network. She was also highly involved in the successful transition of new hospitals into their system.

Bales-Chubb earned a master’s degree in health care administration from Wichita State University and a Bachelor of Science from Fort Hays State University. Bales-Chubb and her husband of 22 years, Jack, are parents to three adult children. She enjoys running, outdoor activities, traveling and exploring new areas with her family. Originally from Kansas, she still owns land there and is involved with the family farm.

Media Release: AdventHealth Central Florida Division

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