Amy Cate Huveldt, PE, MBA, ASQ CSSBB, has been the Vice President of Performance Excellence since October 2016. Amy also worked with Baptist from 2008-2014, initially as the Director of Operational Performance Improvement, then as the System Patent Experience Officer. The years in between were spent in Denver, Colorado leading Performance Improvement with HCA. Previously, Amy was the Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety with Baptist Health Care in Pensacola. She has also led operational improvement departments at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
Before entering health care, Amy was a manufacturing and facilities engineer with Siemens. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Amy is an Advisory Board Fellow, lean practitioner and certified Six Sigma Black Belt with the American Society for Quality.
Amy enjoys spending time with her family traveling, serving in their church, and exploring the beautiful outdoors!