As Executive Director of Satellite Operations, Patrick Connor oversees operations at Sylvester at Deerfield Beach and Sylvester at Kendall. His team is also responsible for issues critical to the continued success of the organization and the advancement of its strategic, quality patient care, research and education initiatives.
Prior to holding this position, Patrick was Executive Director of Finance for Sylvester/UMHC. Before joining the University of Miami, he was Chief Operating Officer of HCA-Columbia Hospital, a 250-bed acute care and psychiatric hospital in West Palm Beach. There, Patrick was responsible for the direction of the overall hospital operations, strategic planning and management of construction projects; he also was the Chief Staffing Officer.
With more than 20 years of healthcare management experience, Patrick has served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and Ethics and Compliance Officer at several well-established, acute care hospitals throughout South Florida.
Patrick has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Auburn University and a Masters of Science in Health Services Administration from Nova Southeastern University. He serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Wellington and the American Diabetes Association-Palm Beach County Chapter.