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Grady Names Anthony Saul Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

March 19, 2024

Grady Health System, one of the country’s largest safety-net health systems and home to Atlanta’s only Level 1 trauma center, announced Thursday that Anthony Saul, MBA, FACHE, has been promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer.

In this role, Saul will oversee day-to-day operations. He will continue to provide financial leadership for the health system, which includes Grady Memorial Hospital, Correll Pavilion, and seven neighborhood health centers. He will play a pivotal role in improving operational efficiency within the health system to enhance the patient experience.

“Anthony has been an invaluable asset to our executive leadership team and has a passion for our mission of improving the health of our community,” said John Haupert, president and CEO of Grady. “His new COO role will allow him to work alongside our care teams to drive forward our goal of providing the highest quality of care possible to Atlanta and the Southeast region.”

Before his current role, Saul served as Grady’s Chief Financial Officer since 2021. He was responsible for the fiscal management of more than $400 million in capital projects, including the $237 million Correll Pavilion, Grady’s outpatient facility, which opened in 2023. He was also the Senior Vice President of Finance for several years. Before joining Grady, Saul held a dual role for LCMC Health as Vice President of Finance for the health system and CFO of one of the system hospitals.

“I look forward to collaborating with our talented healthcare team to continue elevating the care we deliver to our patients,” Saul said. “As Grady continues to grow and expand access to healthcare for the community we are privileged to serve, we are committed to ensuring exceptional patient-centered care.”

Saul earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Memphis and his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from Nicholls State University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Grady COO/CFO Anthony Saul