Paul Gaden

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President, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital

Mr. Paul Gaden, MBA, is the President for Sentara Princess Anne Hospital, a 174-bed facility within the Sentara Healthcare system. Mr. Gaden has been at Sentara Princess Anne since August 2019. Mr. Gaden brings a wealth of operational and financial leadership to the hospital, as well as a continued focus on community partnerships.

Previous Experience

Prior to his current role, Mr. Gaden has held executive positions for a number of health systems across the country, including as the CEO of Bon Secours DePaul and Bon Secours Maryview Medical Centers in Hampton Roads since March, 2018.

He has also served in operational and financial executive positions with Catholic health systems in Oregon, Texas and Virginia, as well as the University of Virginia Health System.

Mr. Gaden is no stranger to Sentara. He has served as director of finance for Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from 2006 to 2009 where he provided financial leadership to Sentara Healthcare's flagship facility.

Current Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Healthcare Executives – active member


  • The College of William & Mary (Williamsburg, VA) – MBA
  • Pennsylvania State University (Middletown, PA) – BS, Finance