Baptist Health of Northeast Florida announced May 25 it appointed Keith Tickell as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effectively immediately.
He joined Baptist Health in 2015 as senior vice president, strategic assets/real estate and has been serving as interim chief financial officer since January 2022.
He leads all aspects of finance, including financial planning, reporting, and tax and treasury functions, and also real estate, design and construction.
“His diverse experience includes working in private equity, publicly traded and privately held organizations,” said Michael A. Mayo, Baptist Health president and CEO.
Before joining Baptist Health, Tickell served as the CFO in four companies, including Flagler Development, a subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries, where he was involved in the placement of debt structures totaling more than $1 billion.
Tickell served as a JAX Chamber board member from 2006 to 2012.
He has an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta and a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the University of South Florida.
Baptist Health is a faith-based system in Northeast Florida comprising Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau; Baptist Medical Center South; and Wolfson Children’s Hospital.