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Drew Rector
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Drew is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the integrated health system. Drew also leads Health First's outpatient and wellness division, marketing and communications, health plan and health services sales, matrix service lines, and community health partnerships.

Drew relocated to the Space Coast from St. Louis, MO, where he served as a hospital president and orthopedic service line executive at SSM Healthcare. Drew has significant delivery system executive leadership experience, including his roles as division vice president of cardiovascular services for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), and chief operating officer of OrthoCarolina, an eighty-five physician musculoskeletal group practice.

Drew also has experience in the insurance and technology sectors of the health care industry. Drew was a co-founder and chief operating officer for TraumaCare, a Colorado state wide PPO network for automotive and worker's compensation care; and affiliated software company, CustomMed Solutions.

After earning an undergraduate degree in accounting, Drew attended the University of South Florida where he earned his master of business administration degree. Drew is also a graduate of the Cornell University Executive Leadership program.