Memorial President/CEO Named one of South Mississippi’s Top Ten Outstanding Community Leaders
April 30, 2014 GULFPORT, Miss. —Gary Marchand, Memorial President/CEO, was inducted into the Roland Weeks Leadership Hall of Fame Class of 2013 on Wednesday, April 23, as one of the Top Ten Outstanding Community Leaders by The Sun Herald and The Journal of South Mississippi Business. Marchand has more than 25 years of health care experience in a variety of related fields, including hospital administration and finance, managed care operations and joint venture development. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of New Orleans and his Master of Public Health degree from The University of Southern Mississippi. He also served in the United States Air Force. He is a member of the Healthcare Roundtable for Chief Executive Officers, Gulf Coast Business Council, and is a Paul Harris Fellow with the Gulfport Rotary Club. He is a board member of the United Way of South Mississippi and The University of Southern Mississippi College of Health Dean’s Council. The winners are chosen by an independent panel. For more information about the awards program, go to www.sunherald.com.