chris locke | Southeast Georgia Health Services
Director of Growth and Strategy
Chris Locke joined Southeast Georgia Health System as Director of Growth and Strategy on November 2, 2022. Mr. Locke has extensive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, working primarily in the areas of strategy , growth and business development. In his role within the healthcare system, Mr. Locke is responsible for growing the healthcare system’s service lines and improving access points to care throughout the region. In addition, it helps build partnerships and relationships with the various employers, constituents and other health service providers in the communities served by the health system.
Prior to joining healthcare, Mr. Locke was Director of the Central US Business Development Division for Acadia Healthcare Corporate in Nashville, Tennessee. Previously, he served as Vice President of Business Development and Executive Director of Medical Services for NorthCrest Health Inc. in Springfield, Tennessee, and was Chief Operating Officer of Physician Partners Group located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mr. Locke earned his bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Organization Leadership from Bethel University, McKenzie, Tennessee, and a Master’s degree in Healthcare Six Sigma from Villanova University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.