GINA A. MELBY
CEO, JFK MEDICAL CENTER, ATLANTIS
CEO of the 472-bed acute care medical center since 2004, Melby began her career as a licensed physical therapist. She became COO, then CEO, at Northwest Medical Center, where she gained approval for expansion projects in excess of $30 million. Melby, the first CEO at JFK in its 50-year history, has helped grow the center from a community hospital to a major tertiary center. During her tenure, JFK has added a three-story expansion of 72 medical-surgical, intensive care beds, emergency room expansion of 78 treatment rooms and an eight-story parking garage.
|EDUCATION||Florida State University (AA), University of Miami (BS), Nova Southeastern University (MS)|
|CIVIC EFFORT||Melby was honored with a leadership award in 2018 by the Palm Beach Medical Society. She has served as chair of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and is a member of the EMS Advisory Board and the Economic Council.|
|PROFESSIONAL EVOLUTION||My first job in high school was working in the food service department, which exposed me to being part of a hospital.|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I used to ride a motorcycle.|