Senior Vice President of Operations
Petkus began his career with Halifax Health in 1998 as the interventional radiology coordinator. In 2003, he was named the manager of cardiac services and was later promoted to director of the cardiology service line.
Most recently, Petkus served as the clinical ancillary service line administrator where he was responsible for the strategic plan, operations, financial performance, quality and outcomes for the cardiovascular, pulmonary, laboratory, transplant, and imaging service lines. Additional responsibilities included leading the program to achieve Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for AMI, CHF and CABG; developing a strategic partnership with University of Florida Health for heart and vascular surgery; and helping to create multiple marketing campaigns to promote services for Chest Pain, Heart Attack Care, Off-Pump Bypass Surgery, and Atrial Fibrillation services.
As Senior Vice President of Operations, Petkus will oversee all Surgical Services, Respiratory Therapy Services, Lab Services, Transplant Services, Cardiology Services and the University of Florida Partnership. Eric Little, director of surgical services, will report to Matt, and Steve Mach, manager of financial operations and capital planning, will serve as a business partner, splitting his time between surgical services and finance reporting to Kent Bailey. Matt will report directly to Alberto Tineo.