Darcy J. Davis, Chief Executive Officer of the Health Care District of Palm Beach County was named by the South Florida Business Journal as among this year’s “South Florida Power Leaders.” The 150 executives profiled in the January 2018 publication are from Palm Beach County, Broward County and Miami-Dade County. They “…reflect a dynamic regional marketplace and include the most influential executives from the region’s private, public and civic sectors…Together, they help drive a dynamic economy with a promising future.”
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia
Education: B.B.A., accounting, Mercer University; M.S.M., health care administration, Troy University
How has “luck” helped your career? Luck or “fate” led me to my husband 26 years ago. His support has allowed me to pursue my career.
What best defines you as a leader? Finding common ground helps your team understand you’re one of them.
Whose or what job would you want to have, and why? I would be a veterinarian. It would be refreshing to have unconditional appreciation for helping those in need.