Georgia Fojtasek R.N., Ed.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Henry Ford Allegiance Health

Georgia FojtasekGeorgia Fojtasek, RN, President and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) joined HFAH in 1989, serving as senior vice president and chief operating officer until 1994, when she became president and CEO.

Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) is a 475-bed health system in Jackson, Michigan with more than 3,700 staff members and 400 physicians. HFAH complements traditional acute care services with primary and community-based care to support patients across the health continuum at every stage of life. HFAH provides services throughout the south central region with medical facilities in five counties. With its Level II Trauma Center, HFAH provides comprehensive care for severely injured patients. As a teaching hospital, HFAH continually looks to the future with its Center for Health Innovation & Education and Graduate Medical Education program. Through its Health Improvement Organization (HIO), HFAH is also a national leader in forming community partnerships that innovatively address wellness and prevention needs across the region.

Ms. Fojtasek received her diploma in nursing from the Hotel Dieu School of Nursing, El Paso, TX. She holds a BA with honors in Sociology and MA in education from the University of Texas, El Paso. She earned an EdD in higher education from Texas Tech University.

Ms. Fojtasek serves on the Michigan Hospital Association (MHA) Foundation Board. She is a past chair of the MHA Board and the VHA Central Region Board and served as a delegate to the American Hospital Association Region 5 Policy Board.

A past chair of the Jackson Community Foundation, Ms. Fojtasek is now serves on its Board Development Committee. She also serves on the Board and Leadership Advisory Council of the Enterprise Group for regional economic development, for which she is past chair. Her professional passion centers on the role that health systems play in community vitality through health improvement especially for vulnerable populations.