Gordon Hampden has extensive leadership and executive level management experience in the high tech and health care industries. He has worked for Lefferts General Hospital, Honeywell Information Systems, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital in many leadership and executive roles from Operations, Quality and Risk Management, Human Resources, Patient Relations, Process Improvement, Leadership and Organizational Development and Business Development. Mr. Hampden was a member of the Emergency Management First Responders team at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has traveled extensively internationally and throughout the Caribbean.
Mr. Hampden holds a Masters’ Degree in Organizational and Behavioral Psychology, an undergraduate degree in Business and Marketing and several graduate level Certificates, including Organizational Leadership and Emergency Management.
Mr. Hampden grew up in Barbados and has strong ties to the entire Caribbean. He was recognized by the Barbadian Government for his tireless work in helping Barbadians with their health care issues in Miami. He was an approved member of the Miami Dade County Community Relations Board and was a volunteer counselor with Junior Achievement of New York for many years. He is currently a Guardian Ad Litem in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, Brevard County and in the State of Florida.
Mr. Hampden sees a great need for more comprehensive health care in the entire Caribbean and speaks, whenever requested, on patient education and the need to “stop the bleeding, how to get over the taboos and how to better manage health care.” He is an advocate for health care education to start in grammar school so that the next generation can be more informed of the challenges and can make better health care decisions for themselves and their families.