Tampa Area Hospital Names Californian as CEO
Denyse Bales-Chubb has been selected Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of suburban Tampa’s Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel (FHWC) following a search managed by FaithSearch Partners. Her official duties begin August 1.
“We are thrilled that Denyse accepted the invitation to join the team at FHWC,” said Ed Fry, president of FaithSearch Partners. “Her depth of knowledge and skill within the healthcare industry reflects well on her potential in this role. Her leadership experience suggests a smooth transition and will help contribute to the growing legacy at the hospital.”
Since 2008 Bales-Chubb served as vice president at Adventist Health Central Valley Network in California. She previously worked in a variety of healthcare systems, including United WestLabs, Inc., Valley Baptist Health Plan, Tenet Healthcare, Columbia Healthcare, Lutheran Health Systems, and Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center. She earned a Master’s in Healthcare Administration from Wichita State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology and biology from Fort Hays State University.
“When visiting Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, I was very impressed with the energy and engagement of the staff and physicians,” said Bales-Chubb. “I am excited to join the team and build on the incredible success of this system because I believe the hospital’s opportunities are endless.”
FHWC, an 83-bed community hospital, is part of the 17-hospital Florida Hospital network, including five hospitals in the Tampa area, and part of the 45-hospital Adventist Health System, the largest Protestant healthcare system in the U.S. The hospital serves Wesley Chapel and surrounding areas of the growing Tampa, Florida area.