Board of Governors

Hilton Head Hospital

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Joel C. Taylor

Market Chief Executive Officer

Joel C. Taylor assumed the market chief executive officer position for Hilton Head Regional Healthcare in October 2021. He originally joined the Hilton Head market as chief executive officer of Coastal Carolina Hospital in September 2016. He was later appointed to the market chief operating officer position in April 2018 with operational responsibilities at both Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital

Before joining the Hilton Head Regional leadership team, he served as CEO of Citizens Baptist Medical Center, a 122 bed acute care facility in Talladega, Alabama. Prior to his role at Citizens, Taylor served as CEO of White County Community Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee.

Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Birmingham-Southern College and master’s degrees in business and health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Coastal Carolina Hospital

Photo of Joel C. Taylor

Joel C. Taylor

Market Chief Executive Officer

Joel C. Taylor assumed the market chief executive officer position for Hilton Head Regional Healthcare in October 2021. He originally joined the Hilton Head market as chief executive officer of Coastal Carolina Hospital in September 2016. He was later appointed to the market chief operating officer position in April 2018 with operational responsibilities at both Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital

Before joining the Hilton Head Regional leadership team, he served as CEO of Citizens Baptist Medical Center, a 122 bed acute care facility in Talladega, Alabama. Prior to his role at Citizens, Taylor served as CEO of White County Community Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee.

Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Birmingham-Southern College and master’s degrees in business and health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.