Health Care 2023: MARY N. MANNIX
PRESIDENT AND CEO, AUGUSTA HEALTH, FISHERSVILLE
A surgical ICU nurse at the start of her career, Mannix manages a staff of about 2,500 at Augusta Health, one of the largest employers in the Shenandoah Valley. The health system includes the main Fishersville hospital campus and 18 urgent care and family practices and other outpatient facilities. Last year, the system opened a new primary care clinic in Harrisonburg.
Mannix, who joined Augusta Health in 2008, previously served as president and chief operating officer for Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Pennsylvania. She began her career as a surgical intensive care nurse at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital. She received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in nursing from Binghamton University and earned an MBA at its School of Management.
From 2020 to 2022, she served on the American Hospital Association’s board of trustees, chairing a regional policy board. She is a member and former chair of the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association’s board and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. She also serves on the advisory board for the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.