Vicki Briggs, President and CEO, St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Vicki Briggs is committed to supporting key executives in all industries in enhancing their professional and personal success and career advancement through facilitating peer advisory boards that create a forum for strategic discussions, issue processing, network building and continuous learning.
Most recently, Briggs has been serving as chief operating officer of St. Vincent’s, and along with the executive leadership team has helped lead the transformation of St. Vincent's as it navigates the rapidly changing healthcare environment. From 2011 to 2014, Briggs served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Alabama, a member of Ascension. Before rejoining Ascension in 2016, she led her own hospital and healthcare provider consulting firm. Over the course of her career, Briggs has had responsibility for 22 hospitals - from small rural, critical access and community hospitals, to specialty and large tertiary and teaching hospitals. She has been a speaker on healthcare for numerous organizations, including the American Hospital Association, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the New Horizons Cardiovascular Conference, the Dallas Morning News Distinguished Lecture Series, the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, The Joint Commission and the Alabama and Louisiana Hospital Associations.