Mark Hertling, Senior VP of Florida Hospital and Lieutenant General USA, Rtd., speaks passionately about leadership, national security, and health trends.
Hospitals, clinics, and healthcare organizations today face both daunting challenges and exciting new possibilities. Mark Hertling applies his four decades of military leadership to the world of healthcare, resulting in a profoundly constructive and practical methodology with the power to reshape and re-energize any healthcare organization.
In 2013, Mark joined Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida as a Senior Vice President, recruited to lead a global health partnering strategy, and develop a stable and enduring physician leadership culture.
That same year, Mark was appointed by President Obama to be one of 25 members of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sport and Nutrition, and he also acts as a military analyst for CNN.
Prior to his 2nd career in healthcare leadership, Mark served almost four decades in the US Army, finishing his career as Commanding General of US Army Europe. In that position, he led over 50,000 soldiers, and over the course of his military career, he spent over 36 months leading soldiers in combat.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and he holds three Masters Degrees (in Exercise Physiology, History, and International Security Studies). He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration.
Mark is married to his best friend, Sue, and together they have two sons, and four grandsons.