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James Nixon Head ShotDecember 30--  Meadows Regional Medical Center’s Chief Operating Officer James A. Nixon, FACHE, is one of 30 outstanding alumni to receive 21st Century Leaders “30 for 30” Alumni Award. He is one of 17 Georgia honorees, who now represent organizations ranging from LinkedIn to NASA, which will be recognized at an awards reception on January 16, 2020 at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta.

In celebration of the organization’s 30th Anniversary, alumni were honored for leading the way in business, leadership, community, educational, and philanthropic endeavors. The 30 award winners represent a diverse group of individuals at different stages in their careers and a wide variety of organizations.

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized by an organization that has poured into me so that I can pour into others,” said Nixon. “21st Century Leaders is the foundation to my formal business and leadership training. These skills have followed me through my internships, early career and even now.”

Nixon has been Chief Operating Officer at Meadows since July 2018. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance at Mercer University and his Master of Science in Health Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Management as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Management (FACHE) and has spent the last 10 years as an administrative leader in the healthcare field. A native of Tifton, Nixon served as the Vice President in different capacities and divisions at Tift Regional Health System prior to joining Meadows.

21st Century Leaders is a non-profit organization that connects, transforms, and inspires high school students across Georgia to leverage-diversity, explore career opportunities, and become leaders in their schools, communities, and ultimately the workforce.

About 21st Century Leaders

Since inception in 1989, 21st Century Leaders has served more than 14,000 diverse high school students from over 250 Georgia high schools. 21st Century Leaders is a non-profit organization that connects, transforms, and inspires high school students across Georgia to leverage diversity, explore career opportunities, and become leaders in their school, community, and ultimately the workforce. For more information about 21st Century Leaders, visit www.21stcenturyleaders.org.

Meadows Health

Meadows Health is a regional health system featuring the only nationally accredited hospital in Montgomery, Toombs, Treutlen and Tattnall counties, a 15,000-square-foot cancer center and a network of physician practices that serve Vidalia and the surrounding communities. We offer the latest in medical advancements including cutting-edge cancer care, life-saving heart attack procedures, women’s services, wound care, orthopedic medicine and more. For more information visit www.meadowshealth.com.