Baptist Health South Florida

Glenn Waters Named Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for Baptist Health

October 5, 2022

MIAMI, FL — October 5, 2022 — Baptist Health South Florida today announced it has named Glenn Waters as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the organization, effective on Oct. 31. Waters succeeds Bo Boulenger who was named President & CEO of Baptist Health.

Waters comes to Baptist Health from BayCare Health System in Clearwater, where he has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2016. Similar to Baptist Health in South Florida, BayCare Health System is Tampa Bay’s leading healthcare provider with 15 hospitals, 27,700 employees, and a diverse network of ambulatory services including laboratories, imaging, surgery centers, urgent care centers, and one of Florida’s largest home care agencies.

“Glenn’s vast experience in healthcare operations leadership and his unwavering dedication of service to patients, their families and communities will make him a true asset to our team,” said Boulenger. “He shares our deep belief in our mission and our culture, which is the essence of our work.”

Prior to his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for BayCare Health System, Waters served as President of BayCare’s Hospital Division from 2013 to 2016 and as President of Morton Plant Mease Health Care, a member organization of BayCare Health System, from 2008 to 2013. He has also held leadership positions at Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, North Carolina; Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana, Texas and Riverside Health System in Newport News, Virginia.

“I am honored and very excited about joining the Baptist Health team,” said Waters. “I was drawn to this organization because of its commitment not only to high-quality care but also to providing a great patient experience to our patients and families throughout the care journey. I look forward to working together to care for South Florida.”

Waters holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College and a Master of Hospital Administration from Medical College of Virginia (VCU). He has served on the Board of Directors of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, United Way Suncoast and Eckerd Connects; and he is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 200 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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