Kidada Hawkins’ Resume

Kidada Hawkins boasts a rich tenure of over 15 years in healthcare administration, during which he has been instrumental in revitalizing numerous struggling hospitals and healthcare systems.

With a relentless commitment to driving results, Kidada has consistently tackled challenges head-on, effectively transforming performance metrics and reshaping community perceptions. His adept leadership and unwavering determination have earned him recognition as a talented and results-driven professional. Currently residing in Auburndale, Florida, Kidada continues to bring his passion and expertise to the forefront of healthcare management.

Central to Kidada Hawkins’ professional focus is enhancing patient experience and engagement within healthcare settings. With a diverse portfolio spanning both for-profit and not-for-profit systems across rural and urban landscapes, Kidada has navigated unique challenges with aplomb, consistently achieving success. Recognizing the pivotal role healthcare systems play in fostering thriving communities, Kidada employs strategic measures such as implementing accountability systems, fostering positive relationships, and optimizing operational efficiency. With a keen awareness of the profound impact healthcare administrators wield on the communities they serve, Kidada approaches his role with a deep sense of responsibility and dedication.

As someone passionate about community, Kidada Hawkins enjoys utilizing his experience and education to improve healthcare experiences for everyday consumers.


Kidada Hawkins’ Experience

Regent for Alabama
American College of Healthcare Executives
Mar 2021 – Present · 3 yrs

Chief Executive Officer
Shoals Hospital
Sep 2015 – Sep 2018 · 3 yrs 1 mo
Muscle Shoals, Alabama

BayCare Health System · Full-time
Feb 2022 – Dec 2022 · 11 mos
Winter Haven Hospital & Winter Haven Women’s Hospital

COO / Administrator of Rural Hospital Operations
St. Vincent’s Health System (Birmingham)
May 2010 – Sep 2015 · 5 yrs 5 mos

Chief Operating Officer
Brookwood Baptist Health
Sep 2018 – Feb 2022 · 3 yrs 6 mos
Princeton Baptist Medical Center

Stringfellow Memorial Hospital
2 yrs 6 mos
Associate Administrator
May 2009 – Jun 2010 · 1 yr 2 mos

Assistant Administrator
Jan 2008 – May 2009 · 1 yr 5 mos
Anniston, AL