Jeffrey M. Fried, LFACHE
Principal, Executive Coach, Consultant
JMF Advisors LLC
Jeffrey Fried currently serves as a consultant and executive coach with JMF Advisors LLC. He has more than 40 years of experience at the C-suite level, including 24 years as president/CEO of Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del. During his career, Fried worked closely with the Beebe Medical Foundation to raise more than $40 million to support an aggressive expansion of programs and services, resulting in the largest capital campaign in Beebe’s 100-plus year history and most ever raised in Sussex County, Delaware. Fried also developed a joint venture with primary care physicians and a nearby hospital to establish the first Medicare accountable care organization in Delaware.
During his tenure, Fried recruited more than 130 new physicians to Beebe Health Care, growing the staff from 90 physicians to more than 220 physicians. Also under his leadership, the Beebe Healthcare System was recognized by Press Ganey as one of the “Best of the Best” hospitals for patient satisfaction; received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from HealthGrades; received an “A” rating from The Leapfrog Group; and was named Top Leadership Team in the U.S. for small hospitals by HealthLeaders Magazine.
In addition to his work in healthcare, Fried has served on the boards of the Delaware Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware Business Roundtable, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware Alliance for Excellence, the local chapter of the American Heart Association and the Delaware Healthcare Association. He has been a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization for many years.