Health System Vice President Wins Healthcare Executive Award

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: May 13, 2011–The Georgia-Coastal Plains Region of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), recently presented Marjorie A. Mathieu, RPh, MBA, FACHE, vice president, Southeast Georgia Health System, the Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award.

The Coastal Plains Region of ACHE encompasses most of Georgia from the city of Macon east and south. Each year the Region presents the award to a senior-level healthcare executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership by contributing to the development of others in the healthcare profession, as well as being a positive influence in his or her community.

“I cannot think of anyone more deserving of this award than Marjorie,” says Gary R. Colberg, FACHE, president and CEO, Southeast Georgia Health System. “As the vice president who oversees the management of all of our facilities, construction, safety/security and more, she provides invaluable leadership, guidance and vision for our entire Health System team as we continue to improve and expand our services to better serve our community. We are incredibly fortunate to have someone of her caliber as a member of our senior leadership.”

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from West Virginia University in Morgantown and later went on to earn her MBA there with an emphasis on management and marketing. Mathieu, a graduate of Leadership Glynn, is president of the Marshes of Glynn St. Simons Island Rotary Club. She is also a member of the Brunswick Downtown Development Authority and the Board of the American Red Cross.

ACHE is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants each year.