Michael D. Scherneck


President & Chief Executive Officer
& Chief Financial Officer

Michael D. Scherneck relocated to the Golden Isles in 2003 to assume the role of executive vice president and chief financial officer for Southeast Georgia Health System. In August 2015, the board of directors of Southeast Georgia Health System, Inc. appointed Mr. Scherneck as president and chief executive officer, in addition to his continued role as CFO. Mr. Scherneck also serves as president of Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc., which operates a number of employed physician practices throughout the Health System's service area.
Prior to joining the Health System, Mr. Scherneck’s health care finance background included a series of progressive positions. He served as chief financial officer and senior vice president for the Wyoming Valley Health Care System in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; chief fiscal officer and senior vice president with Susquehanna Health System; and vice president and chief fiscal officer of the Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center, both in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Scherneck brings an obvious wealth of health care financial knowledge to Southeast Georgia Health System where he oversees the departments of Finance, Medical Records, Patient Accounting, Information Systems, Business Development and Materials Management.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before earning a Master of Science degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Updated: August 2015