BayCare Health System Names New Chief Financial Officer of Hospital Division

May 31, 2018

Clearwater, Fla., (May 31, 2018)BayCare Health System has named Ronald J. Beamon the new chief financial officer for the system’s Hospital Division. BayCare is the leading not-for-profit organization comprised of 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. 

Beamon, a vice president of finance at Community Health Systems (CHS), in Franklin, Tennessee, will provide finance leadership to BayCare’s Hospital Division. He will lead and oversee financial plans, operations and strategic goals across the system’s hospitals.

“I am excited to welcome Beamon to BayCare and the Finance team,” said Janice Polo, executive vice president and chief financial officer for BayCare. “I’m confident that his extensive health care experience and strong finance leadership will be a great asset to BayCare.”

Beamon brings to BayCare more than 30 years of finance leadership experience in the areas of hospital net revenue, process improvement and productivity management. During his 15-year tenure at CHS, he helped provide financial support to leadership from 31 hospitals and 15 different management teams.

“I’m thrilled to become part of one of the top health systems in the nation,” Beamon said. “BayCare lives and breathes its mission and values, so I look forward to working together with leaders across the system to help strengthen finance strategies for the Hospital Division.”

Prior to his role at CHS, Beamon has held leadership positions at Walker Baptist Medical Center, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Beamon completed his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana State University. He is also a certified public accountant (CPA).

 About BayCare Health System

BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit