Executive Management Team

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Josh Hester

Chief Executive Officer, DMC Adult Central Campus

Josh Hester was named DMC Adult Central Campus Chief Executive Officer in April of 2024.
He joined the DMC in 2021 as the Chief Operating Officer at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, before moving into the COO role at ACC in 2022. He came to the DMC from Gadsden Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Ala., where he served as COO for more than 4 years.
Josh has excelled at creating operational efficiencies and improving quality, growing volume, and building relationships with care providers. His work has been critical to improving the level of service and enhancing the DMC experience for physicians, patients, visitors and our staff.
Josh earned his bachelor’s degree in health care management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his master’s degree in health administration from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa.