Stephen J. Daugherty is the Chief Executive Officer of Piedmont Macon and Piedmont Macon North in Macon, Georgia. Originally from Oklahoma, Steve worked with HCA Healthcare for 32 years and has over 23 years of administrative experience, the last eight years spent in Macon. Previously, he served as an acquisition specialist for the HCA West Florida Division, CEO at Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, CEO at South Bay Hospital, COO at St. Lucie Medical Center, and Vice President/Administrator at Gulf Coast Hospital.
Steve received his MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University and has a Bachelor's in Biology from Augustana College in Sioux Falls. He also has a diploma in Medical Technology recognized by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Steve serves on several boards in Macon including the United Way of Central Georgia, The Otis Redding Foundation, and the Middle Georgia State University Foundation. He was recently awarded the Macon Arts Alliance Culture Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the cultural life of Central Georgia through his work and philanthropic efforts.