David Wildebrandt has over fifteen years of healthcare operations experience focused on improving contribution margin, improving efficiency through clinical process redesign, and enhancing physician integration.

Before joining BRG, Mr. Wildebrandt, a member of BRG’s Healthcare Performance Improvement practice, served as senior vice president for Baptist Health Care in Northwest Florida and president for Baptist Hospital Inc. which was recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Top 100 Company for six consecutive years and which received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He also served as national keynote speaker for the consulting division Baptist Leadership Group and has lectured extensively at healthcare industries and trade organizations events.

Mr. Wildebrandt has firsthand knowledge of how to create and leverage a culture of engaged employees and physicians to drive performance improvement across key metrics. His clinical background and significant executive management experience provide Mr. Wildebrandt with a diverse and comprehensive skill set to provide effective solutions across the healthcare continuum. He brings extensive, relevant experience to help guide healthcare organizations through today’s financial landscape while improving clinical outcomes and sustaining an engaged culture.

Professional Affiliations

HFMA Florida Chapter
Board member elect

American College of Health Care Executives

American Hospital Association

Areas of Expertise


University of St. Francis
MS, Health Services Administration

University of South Alabama
BS, Occupational Therapy/Physical Medicine


National Alumni of the Year
University of St. Francis, 2009

College of Allied Health Hall of Fame
University of South Alabama, 2008

Top 50 Leaders Under 50 in Northwest Florida