Brandon Downey – Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

July 18, 2014

By chris.loftus

Good Afternoon Team Punta Gorda,

Please see the below message from our Market Chief Executive Officer, Ricky Satcher.

Dear Team,

I am pleased to announce that a Chief Executive Officer for Bayfront Health Punta Gorda has been selected. Brandon W. Downey will begin his duties as CEO on August 4, 2014. Brandon is coming from within our CHS family from Mary Black Health System in Spartanburg, SC, where he has served as the Chief Operating Officer for just under 2 ¬Ĺ years. He has 8 years experience in senior management in healthcare and has served his country¬† as a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brandon received a BA from Newberry College in SC and his MHA from the Medical University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Kristen, are working on their relocation plans now. He will be an excellent addition to our team and is looking forward to getting to know you and the facility, as well as the Punta Gorda community. Please join me in welcoming Kristen and Brandon to the area.


Thank you and please have a wonderful weekend!

All the best,


Interim Chief Executive Officer