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Jesse Graham Smith, III, American hospital executive. Named Man of Year, Peach County Chamber of C., 1986, Volunteer of Year, United Way, 1994.


III, Jesse Graham Smith, was born on October 16, 1954 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jesse Graham Junior and Dorothy Jean (Butler) S.


Bachelor of Science, Georgia Technology University, 1976. Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Public Health, University Missouri, 1978.


Assistant administrator Bluefield (West Virginia) Community Hospital, 1978-1980, Parkway Regional Hospital, Lithia Springs, Georgia, 1980-1983. Administrator Peach County Hospital, Fort Valley, 1983-1986. Division director Hospital Corporation of America Physician Services Company, Atlanta, 1986-1987.

Chief Executive Officer Aiken (South Carolina) Regional Medical Centers, 1987-1994. Augusta (Georgia) Regional Medical Center, 1994-1996. President Health Care Advisors, Inc., Augusta, since 1996.

Member faculty Center Health Studies, Nashville, 1979-1993. Chairman Augusta Area Hospital Council, 1990-1992. Adjunct professor University South Carolina, Aiken, since 1997.


Chairman Commission on Future Aiken County, 1992. Division manager United Way, 1990. Board directors Junior Achievement.

Member American College Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Finance Management Association, Medical Group Management Association, Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1991), Rotary (Rookie of Year award 1988).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, flying, boating.


Married Susan Kathleen Allen, June 5, 1976. Children: Christin Kimberly, Amy Rebecca.