Tom Sands, MBA, MHA, FACHE
President, Beverly, Addison Gilbert, and BayRidge Hospitals
About Tom Sands, MBA, MHA, FACHE
Tom Sands joined Beth Israel Lahey Health in 2021 as the President of Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals. Tom leads the hospitals in their mission to deliver innovative, high-quality, patient-centered care to communities across the North Shore.
Prior to joining Beth Israel Lahey Health, Tom Sands served as President of Carney Hospital, a 159-bed hospital in Dorchester, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations and led a management team focused on delivering high-quality, patient-centered care in the community. Previously, Tom was Chief Operating Officer at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, where he expanded patient services offerings, increased volume and implemented initiatives to strengthen the patient-family experience.
Tom came to Massachusetts from Georgia, where he spent 20 years in successive leadership roles at Navicent Health, a 637-bed teaching hospital, where he oversaw customer service, diagnostic and therapeutic services, hospitality and support services and operations.
With a proven commitment to his communities, Tom has led and served on the boards of many community-based organizations, including the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Boston, the United Way of Central Georgia, the Tubman Museum, and 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia.
Tom earned master's degrees in business administration and health administration from Georgia State University and his bachelor's degree in biology from Morehouse College. He is board certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.