Executive Team

Meet The Effingham Health System Senior Leadership Team.

Fran Baker-Witt, RN, MBA, NHA

Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. Baker-Witt is the Chief Executive Officer at Effingham Health System in Springfield, Georgia. She is a Registered Nurse first. She has a MBA and is working on her doctorate in nursing. Mrs. Baker-Witt is also a Nursing Home Administrator.

Fran Baker-Witt served in key leadership roles at Grady Health System in Atlanta for 17 years. In January 2016 she joined Effingham Health System as the Chief Transformation Officer. Mrs. Baker-Witt was named Interim Chief Executive Officer at Effingham Health System in June 2016, and Chief Executive Officer in March 2017.

  • John Bennett, MD

    Chief Medical Information Officer

  • Claude Sanks, MD

    Chief of Staff/Chief Medical Officer


  • Victoria Little, PHR

    Chief of Support Services


  • Joseph Ratchford, MD

    Chief Quality/Patient Safety Officer

  • Michael Scribner

    Chief Financial Officer

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