Gregory J. Dent

Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership
Executive Director

A solid base in financial management is the cornerstone of Greg Dent’s professional career. A Georgia College and State University graduate, Greg earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. Formerly affiliated with McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks and Company, a regional public accounting firm, and The Robinson-Humphrey Company, a securities brokerage firm, Greg started his own business in 1997, Macon, Georgia-based Dent Capital Management, an investment and management-consulting firm.

His role in the public service sector began in 1996 when he was elected to the Crawford County Board of Commissioners. In 1999, he was asked to serve on the Community Health Works Board of Directors. In 2001, Greg was elected Chairman of the Commission Board and served as Chairman
of the Health & Human Services Policy committee for the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia. In this capacity, he helped formulate and lobby for policies that are beneficial to Georgia counties and others responsible for the health and welfare of the citizens of Georgia. In 2003, Greg accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer for Community Health Works, and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization in 2004. Since that time, he has worked tirelessly for the good of the people of Georgia.

Greg has been active on the national level, serving as a Trustee of the National Rural Health Association and Member of the NRHA’s Rural Health Policy Board, as well as President of the National Cooperative Health Networks Board of Directors. His statewide experience includes service as President of Georgia Small Business Lender, which manages a healthcare revolving loan fund, and President of Georgia Rural Health Association’s Board of Directors. A Member of the America College of Healthcare Executives, Greg is a 2015 Leadership Dalton-Whitfield Alumni, Board Member of the Rotary Club of Dalton, and 2002 Leadership Georgia Alumni.

Greg enjoys life in Northwest Georgia with his wife Marybeth and constant companions, their Yorkies, Winston and Hershey. Greg’s son Adam is a student at Kennesaw State University.