About Audrey Moran
Audrey Moran is the Executive Vice President, Baptist Health and President, Baptist Health Foundation. She received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Syracuse University. Audrey is a graduate of Duke University’s School of Law where she served as student body president and at graduation received the Outstanding Oral Advocate award.
Audrey served as Chief of Staff for Mayor John Delaney and as Director of Legislative Affairs for Mayor Ed Austin. She has also served as Managing Director and Special Counsel for the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission. She is a certified mediator and was President of Moran Mediation Group. From 2007 to 2011 she served as President and CEO of the Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless.
She began her legal career with the law firm of Mahoney Hadlow and Adams and later joined the State Attorney’s Office where she started the Special Assault Unit, handling rape, domestic violence and child abuse cases. Audrey was the first female attorney appointed to the position of director in the Fourth Judicial Circuit.
At Baptist Health, Audrey directs six significant areas of responsibility: social responsibility, philanthropy, behavioral health, spiritual care, human resources and leadership development. She is a member of the executive team which serves as the cabinet for the President and CEO of the health system.
In 2005, Audrey was selected to become a trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, a $300 million charitable grant-making organization, and served in that role until joining Baptist Health. She is a member of the board of directors of the LeRoy Collins Public Policy Institute at Florida State University and chairs the board of the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center. Audrey is a past chair of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce. She is an active member of the Women’s Giving Alliance. She has previously served on the board of the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, as chair of the board at the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida, as Executive Board Member of the Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership and on the Board of Directors of Baptist Medical Center. Audrey was chair of the Downtown Development Authority, was an inaugural member of the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, served on Mayor John Peyton’s Jacksonville Journey Steering Committee and was the Transition Team Co-Chair for Mayor-Elect Alvin Brown.
In 2001, Audrey received the Klechak Award for Downtown Advocacy and in 2003 she received the Rotary Good Government Award. She has been chosen as a Gateway Girl Scout Council Woman of Distinction and in 1998 she was the first woman selected to receive the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Lawyer of the Year award. In 2004 Audrey was honored with Leadership Jacksonville’s Community Trustee Award. She received the Voice for Equality Award from Equality Florida in 2011. In 2012, she was recognized for her accomplishments during Women’s History Month and was honored with the Distinguished Business Leader Award by the University of North Florida’s College of Business. In 2015 she received the Humanitarian Award from OneJax. In 2015 and 2016, she was selected as an Arthur Vining Davis Foundation fellow.
In 2017, she was inducted into the First Coast Business Hall of Fame. In 2018, Audrey was recognized by Girls Inc. as a “Champion for Girls” and received the WoLF Award from the Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Forum.
Audrey is married to the Honorable John A. Moran, II and they have four adult children.