Board of Directors

Charles D. Beaman, Jr., PhD


Palmetto Health

Charles D. “Chuck” Beaman, Jr., is the Chief Executive Officer of Palmetto Health, among the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in South Carolina. Before the creation of Palmetto Health, Beaman served as president and CEO of Baptist Healthcare System of South Carolina, Inc. Beaman, a native of Columbia, South Carolina, began his career in health care with Baptist Healthcare System of South Carolina in 1973. He earned a BA in Political Science from the University of South Carolina and his master’s in Hospital Administration from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He also received an honorary Doctor of Public Administration from USC School of Medicine, their first honorary doctoral degree.

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