Simone M. bacon

healthCARE administrator | ministry leader | Creative

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Who i am

About Me


My life's mission is to promote healing and equity by empowering communities through compassionate leadership:

Physically, through my career as a healthcare administrator, Spiritually through my calling in ministry, and Emotionally through my creative passions

NOTABLE Experience


atrium health,

now apart of advocate health

vi​rtual health manager

I lead the design, implementation, and ​execution of virtual health services ​across Atrium Health’s Georgia Markets, ​including Atrium Health Navicent and ​Atrium Health Floyd.


atrium health,

now apart of advocate health

administrative fellow

I advanced Atrium Health’s ​mission through experiential ​learning, mentorship, and ​impactful project work across ​growth, strategy, and operations


n.a.h.s.e. case competition

2nd place winner

I led a team of MHA students in ​developing an innovative 5-year, $20 ​million strategic plan to improve the ​healthcare workforce of Ochsner Health ​system in Louisiana and Mississippi, ​resulting in placing 2nd out of 30+ teams


university of chicago medicine

administrative intern

I helped to improve patient access to UCM Ambulatory Services by bolstering room utilization via the creation of a provider room allocation metric for use across 28 clinic areas, projecting an appointment increase of 24%


one look ministries


I created a young adults, social-media based ministry that aims to encourage others through community, practicality, intimacy, and faith. Through thoughtful content creation and sharing my story in vulnerability, I hope to inspire others to strengthen their faith and experience joy in their daily lives


unc.a.g.ed (changing the achievement gap in education)

founder & director

I founded an 8-week evidence-based early education intervention program for 30 low-income families with children aged 0-2 years to decrease racial and socioeconomic educational disparities in Columbus, OH, resulting in an increase in parents’ confidence in supporting their child’s learning



master of healthcare administration (MHA)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2023

Honored to be the youngest inductee to the UNC Department of Health Policy & Management (HPM) Alumni Council

Involvements: Graduate Assistant, HPM Alumni Council; Teaching Assistant, HPM730 Leadership & Management in Healthcare; Student Associate, NAHSE North Carolina; Director of Membership Development, Healthcare Executives Student Association (HESA)

bachelor of science in public health (BSPH)

The Ohio State University, December 2019

Involvements: 2020 OSU College of Public Health Student Commencement Speaker; 2019 President's Prize Recipient; 2019 Candlelight Ceremony Emcee; SPHINX Senior Class Honorary; President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Theta Chapter

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), 2022

Competitive scholarship given in honor of Albert W. Dent, who was the first Black Fellow of ACHE

THEF Graduate Student Scholarship

Triangle Healthcare Executives Forum

(THEF), 2021

Competitive scholarship given to a high-performing & passionate MHA student at UNC Chapel Hill

Interests & Proficiencies


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I lead by serving, and I maximize teams by cultivating the potential of those around me

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I aim to empower communities by identifying community assets and sharing tools for sustainable success

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Project management

I excel in organization and am skilled at simplifying complex goals into tangible steps


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public speaking

I feel most alive when sharing important ideas in impactful communication styles

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website & GRAPHIC design

I support the visions of others by creating websites, flyers, and other designs that amplify their work

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ministerial teaching & event planning

I find joy in faith-based teaching, curating events, and moderating panels that encourage and inspire others

Selected Works

who are Are: Women who advocate for equity, diversity, & inclusion

Served as a panelist for the Advocate Health Women’s History Month ‘Who We Are’ event, sharing experiences alongside women healthcare leaders from across the Enterprise. Be sure to watch the recording by clicking here!

Becker's Hospital REVIEW

NAHSE NC Chapter WEbsite

Designed a newly created chapter website for NAHSE NC


Designed a newly created chapter website for NAHSE Indy

THe Communion collective website

Designed a brand website for The Communion Collective

selected flyers and content creation

Created several flyers for colleagues and supervisors

Heartbreak anniversary:

9-Day devotional

Wrote a series to encourage healing after heartbreak



Throughout Simone's graduate education, it was a privilege to watch her blossom and refine her skills as a passionate community-driven leader and change agent. Simone has proven herself to be a leader that thinks outside the box with great zeal, organization, compassion, and creativity.

Jeffrey Simms

Director of student life and alumni relations, UNC Chapel hill

Simone is the kind of person who just makes you better simply by being herself and walking in her own truth as a leader. I am confident that she will continue to significantly impact the world with all the work she engages in.

Dr. Christopher Travers

Founder, The communion collective

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Disclaimer: This website was prepared or accomplished by Simone M. Bacon in her personal capacity. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of her employer or past, current, or future affiliated institutions/organizations.