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Guy B. Giesecke, DHA

Chief Executive Officer, Children’s of Mississippi

Giesecke, Guy - executive.jpgDr. Guy Giesecke joined the Medical Center in his current role in 2010. He has strategic and operational responsibility for Children’s of Mississippi, Batson Children’s Hospital and a statewide pediatric health system that encompasses more than 1,000 employees and over $220 million in net revenue. 

Giesecke earned his doctor of health administration degree from UMMC and has master’s degrees in business and health administration from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He also has a bachelor of business administration from Abilene Christian University. Prior to joining UMMC he was chief operating officer for a 600-bed hospital system in Beaumont, Texas. He has also served in leadership roles with East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas, and Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Giesecke is a graduate of Leadership Mississippi and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is active with the Children’s Hospital Association and participates as a Board Child Health Committee Member and part of the Executive Exchange. Giesecke is married with three children and lives in Madison, Miss.