A former Georgia state senator, Preston Smith currently leads Tyler & Company, which helps organizations locate viable executive health care candidates, as the company’s president. Former senator Preston Smith also serves as a board member of the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives (GAHE), which helps its members by facilitating knowledge exchange and providing resources related to the development of leadership skills.
The GAHE offers members access to its comprehensive directory, thus linking them to 1,200 peers in Georgia and 30,000 professionals around the world. Further, GAHE members receive free subscriptions to an American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) journal of their choosing and the Healthcare Executive magazine.
Beyond this, the GCHE offers a range of career development services, from access to programs that provide continuing education credits, through to its job banks and mentorship initiatives. Additionally, the organization’s members enjoy discounted rates to regional GCHE events and some national ACHE conferences, while also gaining access to resources that support their efforts to obtain a healthcare management board certification.