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De Aquino to Lead AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway Hospital

AdventHealth has named Wally De Aquino president and CEO for AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway, a new hospital currently under construction in Flagler County, according to a media release. The new facility is expected to open in August. He will continue to report to Denyse Bales-Chubb, president/CEO for AdventHealth Palm Coast and the Flagler/St. Johns market.

“AdventHealth is committed to expanding our reach in order to care for patients and consumers closer to home. Under the leadership of Wally, AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway will become another access point for healing and wholeness in this market,” said Audrey Gregory, president/CEO for the Central Florida Division – North Region of AdventHealth, in the release.

In his most recent role as chief operating officer at AdventHealth Palm Coast, De Aquino has led in the planning and construction of AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway. His other accomplishments include establishing a partnership with the Flagler County School District with a focus on sports, career opportunities and mental health, as well as building the first simulation lab in the Central Florida Division – North Region, which serves current team members and students from the University of North Florida and Jacksonville University.

De Aquino began his career with AdventHealth in 2009 as a business development manager at AdventHealth Palm Coast. He has served in various operational and financial roles throughout his career, including as senior director of operations in the Central Florida Division – South Region, where he provided leadership of several outpatient services, according to the release.

“I look forward to partnering with a talented group of team members and physicians to provide high-quality, whole-person care to the north Flagler community,” De Aquino said in the release.