(PRESS RELEASE)_West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 28, 2019) – The YMCA of the Palm Beaches is pleased to announce that Anthony Bajak, Chief Operating Officer of Good Samaritan Medical Center, has joined as its newest board member. Bajak joins a team of well-respected and highly involved community leaders committed to giving back and providing support to its neighbors.
Dedicated to being a positive and active member of the local community, Bajak looks forward to bringing his standards for excellence to the board of the YMCA of the Palm Beaches. As a new YMCA board member, he will work to create awareness and raise adequate resources to advance the Y’s mission to promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
“I am inspired by the YMCA of the Palm Beaches’ commitment to never turn anyone away, regardless of their ability to pay for needed programs or services. I am excited to be a part of the force that drive’s that mission forward,” said Bajak.
Bajak puts over 20 years of hospital management experience into practice in his role as Chief Operating Officer of Good Samaritan Medical Center, which he was named in March of 2016. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the hospital, he is charged with administrative supervision for all development projects which include a new Off-Campus Emergency Department, Outpatient Surgery Center, Outpatient Imaging Center, and numerous facility renovations. He provides oversight for the development of high-quality, cost-effective clinical programs and works to improve the patient experience.
Bajak also serves on the Board of Directors for Ignatianum America, a Jesuit University based in Krakow, Poland.
Bajak received his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where he was a full scholarship athlete. He was awarded the varsity letter in football and played for Tom Coughlin, two-time Super Bowl winning coach of the New York Giants.
Bajak resides in Jupiter with his wife of 20 years, Dawn and their two children, a son, Blaise -14 and a daughter, Blaire - 12. He is active in the local ice hockey community and participates in several adult leagues.
YMCA of the Palm Beaches is located at 2085 S. Congress Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33406. For more information, visit ymcapalmbeaches.org or call (561) 968-9622.
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