Nichols, Dia, CHAIR
HCA Northside Hospital
Chief Executive Officer
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Dia Nichols was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of HCA Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2013. Previously, Nichols was CEO of the John Randolph Medical Center in Virginia. Nichols actually returned to John Randolph where he served as the Chief Operating Officer from 2004 – 2006. From 2006 until 2009, Nichols served as the Chief Operating Officer of CJW Medical Center’s Chippenham Hospital in Richmond.
Prior to serving as COO of John Randolph Medical Center, Nichols was the Associate Administrator of West Florida Hospital, a 531-bed HCA hospital in Pensacola, Florida. Before joining the HCA family he was an Assistant Administrator with AnMed Health System in South Carolina.
Dia Nichols received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from South Carolina State University and his master’s degree in health care administration from Indiana University. He is active in the community as a member of Rotary International and Board Member of Communities in Schools and the Instructive Visiting Nurse Association. He was recently named President of the Virginia Gateway Business Council. He is married and has two young sons.
6000 49th St N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709