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Chapter President

Rick Smith, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Health Central Hospital 

Rick joins the Central Florida Chapter of ACHE with 33 years of healthcare experience including his background in Diagnostic Imaging where he holds the Certified Radiology Administrator Credential. Additionally, he holds a Masters Degree in Health Administration and has extensive knowledge of Healthcare management, Hospital Operations, Strategic Planning and Financial / Operational Analysis.  He has been a member of ACHE since 2008 and advanced to obtain his Fellow Credentials in 2011. During this time, Rick has recruited several other members into the ACHE and serves as a resource for these members. He is currently Chief Operating Officer at  Orlando Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, FL.  Rick has recently relocated from his home in Panama City, Florida to the greater Orlando area where along with his wife he continues to enjoy boating, golfing and spending time on the beaches of Florida’s west coast

Chapter Vice-President

Fran DiFede
Program Director of Wound Care.Hyperbaric Medicine
Director of Diabetes Education
Orlando Health-Health Central Hospital 

Chapter Treasurer
Kelley Lamb
Florida Hospital

Chapter Secretary
Frank Fiorito
Project Manager, CVI Bundled Payments
Florida Hospital

Regent – Eastern Florida

Donald G. Henderson, FACHE
CEO of Central Florida Health




Board of Directors
Membership Chairperson

Marko Grguric
Manager, Application Services
Orlando Health
Health Central Hospital

Membership Chairperson Elect

Kim Kapes
Florida Hospital

Programs Chairperson
Donny Abraham, RN, FACHE
Admin. Director of Ambulatory Care
Central Florida Health


Programs Chairperson Elect

Victor J. Rosenbaum, MHA, FACHE
Knowesis Inc


Communications Chairperson
Justina Oldehoff
Assistant Director
Florida Hospital 

Communications Chairperson Elect


Sponsorship Chairperson

Sponsorship Chairperson Elect
Carla Sampson, FACHE
Doctoral Candidate
Health Management and Informatics, UCF College of Health and Public Affairs

LPC Chairperson
Courtney Holcomb, MSH, LSSGB
Performance Improvement Project Manager
Florida Hospital Waterman

LPC Co-Chair

Chad Ballard
Central Florida Health

LPC Chairperson Elect

Diversity and Inclusion Chairperson

James Zolnowski, RN
Orlando Regional Medical Center

Senior Executive Advisor

Frank Faucet
Administrative Director of Marketing
Central Florida Health

Higher Education Chair
P. Shannon Elswick, FACHE
Lecturer and Executive in Residence
Health Management and Informatics, UCF College of Health and Public Affairs

Student Representative
Sara Yepes
Senior Fiscal Assistant & MSHSA Candidate
University of Central Florida

Chapter Coordinator

Beth Rodriguez