Kidada Hawkins of Auburndale, Florida, is a successful healthcare leader who has enjoyed a long and diverse career. Throughout the course of his career, he has worked with multiple struggling hospitals and healthcare systems to turn around performance and improve community perceptions. Kidada is a talented and results-driven leader who doesn’t back down from a challenge. One of Kidada Hawkins’ primary strategies when entering a new hospital system is to evaluate the company culture. Whether the system is for-profit or not-for-profit, Kidada understands that having a healthy culture is one of the keys to success. When a team is inefficient and unhappy, patients will pick up on that energy and are more likely to have poor experiences. By recruiting the right talent and improving operational efficiency, Kidada can transform crucial healthcare facilities so that they can continue serving the local community for years to come. Kidada Hawkins’ educational background is in biology and business, and he has earned two master’s degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Those degrees are in business administration and health services administration. To further his qualifications, Kidada has also pursued certifications in Lean Six Sigma and healthcare financial management. He strives to be a lifelong learner and servant leader, always willing to collaborate with other professionals to find the most effective solutions to business problems.