James PfeifferJames Pfeiffer is president and chief executive officer of Self Regional Healthcare. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer with Morton Plant Mease Healthcare in Tampa, Florida, from 2005 to 2008, and as president and chief executive officer from 2000 to 2005. Under his leadership, Morton Plant Mease Healthcare received numerous awards, including the prestigious Top 100 Hospitals Overall, and became the first hospital in Florida to earn Magnet status for nursing.
Pfeiffer holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University. He began his career in health care as a registered medical technologist. Pfeiffer also worked in the field of healthcare finance with Ernst and Young prior to entering hospital administration.