Andre Boyd, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has been named 2019 Senior Healthcare Executive of the Year by the National Association of Health Service Executives.
NAHSE is a national organization dedicated to the enrichment of minority healthcare professionals.
Boyd was honored for 13 years of healthcare leadership. He brought his talents to NHRMC in 2016.
Boyd has served as a mentor throughout his career, helping minorities pursue careers in healthcare leadership. He currently mentors 20 rising African-American healthcare leaders in a mixture of formal (monthly or quarterly calls) and informal conversations on topics such as advancement, executive presence, hospital operations and leadership. At NHRMC, Boyd is sponsoring three people, including a recent hire for a business manager position. He makes a personal commitment to speak with 100 young healthcare leaders each year and maintains an open-door policy for any young healthcare leader looking for advice and guidance.
Boyd advocates for healthcare at the state level, where he serves on the Strategic Partners Board for the North Carolina Healthcare Association. Additionally, he was recently appointed to the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board for his district.
Locally, Boyd makes an impact by serving others. He has the honor of serving on the Board of Directors for United Way of Cape Fear and the Board of Directors for the Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts.