Dr. Stephen Markovich: CEO of the Year 2020 finalist

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Dr. Stephen Markovich, president and CEO of OhioHealth

Large nonprofit finalist: Dr. Stephen Markovich, president and CEO, OhioHealth

Dr. Stephen Markovich is a health care executive, physician and military leader. He was named OhioHealth CEO in 2019. Markovich retired as a major general after 38 years of military service, most recently serving as the commander of the Ohio Air National Guard. He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree, magna cum laude, from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has practiced as a family and emergency physician at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital and served as clinical assistant professor at Ohio State. Dr. Markovich also served as president of OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital and before that held roles including executive vice president, senior vice president and COO. Dr. Markovich earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Wright State University. He is a member of the boards of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum and the Columbus Symphony, and has been active in the past with JobsOhio, the United Way of Central Ohio and the Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Read about all of our CEO of the Year 2020 award winners.