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Harrell Named SGMC Director of Information Security and Technology 

Posted on: June 23rd, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce the promotion of Tony Harrell to Director of Information Security and Technology. 

Harrell has been with SGMC for over 25 years and has served in various IT security and leadership roles throughout the health system, including IT Operations and Support Manager, Information Systems Security Manager, and most recently as the interim Director of Information Technology. 

In his new role, Harrell will lead the health system’s Information Services Department, consisting of applications, infrastructure, information security, operations, and support teams.  

Harrell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Valdosta State University alongside his Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance from Western Governors University. He is currently completing his Master of Business Administration degree and will start in a Doctoral Cybersecurity program this fall.  

Harrell is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.   

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