Anne Gallager Peach, MSN, NEA-BC
Senior clinical & HRO Transformation leader
Anne Gallagher Peach serves as a Senior Clinical and HRO transformation leader for both educational institutions and healthcare providers. She has over 30 years experience in senior management positions in healthcare including, serving as vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing executive for the eight-hospital Orlando Health system, chief operating officer of M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, and executive director of 150 bed Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando. In her different roles, she was responsible for strategy, operations, and achieving results. Mrs. Peach has led teams in leadership development & HRO transformation and is frequently called on to present at local, state, and national conferences. Mrs. Peach holds an advanced certification in nursing administration from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Seton Hall University.
Mrs. Peach spent the first part of her career as a critical care nurse and clinical nurse specialist with an expertise in pulmonary nursing. She has been a faculty member in several universities in New Jersey and Florida and has served on the faculty at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Mrs. Peach has published in journals and textbooks on nursing, leadership and education. She has served on a variety of local, state, and national professional and community organizations and boards in different elected and appointed roles. She is a Rotarian and has worked on several international projects. In 2016 she was installed as a Dame in the The Sovereign Order of Malta and volunteers annually as a nurse in Lourdes France caring for the sick. She has received numerous of honors and awards throughout her career. Mrs. Peach was honored as one of the “100 Great Nurses” in Florida and was inducted in the Hall of Fame of Seton Hall University College of Nursing and the Florida Nurses Association.