Stephen R. Mason, LFACHE



Stephen R. Mason, LFACHE, has dedicated his professional career to the health and well-being of others. In his four decades of service in healthcare, Mr. Mason has held several management and leadership roles, most
recently as CEO of BayCare Health System, one of the largest regional health systems in the country. As the leader of a company with more than 26,000 employees, he has extensive experience as a “messenger-in-chief,” using
engaging language and storytelling to distill a message into its simplest form. His leadership style blends personal experience, skills such as effective communication and relationship building, and a commitment to tangible outcomes and measurable improvements. Mr. Mason’s roles prior to BayCare include chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Texas Health Resources Inc. and president of Harris Methodist Hospitals. Now retired, he is spending his “second career” pursuing several ventures, including a role as founding partner of CSuite Solutions, which is helping health systems evolve and adapt to the changing demands of healthcare. He has a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in business
administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. 
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