Michael D. Scherneck
President & CEO
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. 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.
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.