Maya Pack

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As Executive Director of the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health, Ms. Pack works with the Board of Directors to provide vision and strategic direction to the Institute and oversees daily operations. Ms. Pack joined the IMPH team in 2009 and has a diverse background that includes working in strategic planning in the hospital setting, consulting for various nonprofit and health care organizations and developing programs and informing policies to improve the quality of health care provided in South Carolina.

Ms. Pack has been working to support improved health and health care in South Carolina since 1998. She has distinguished herself through work across the state and local levels. Ms. Pack earned her bachelor’s degree from Furman University, a Master of Science in applied social science research from Clemson University and a master’s degree in public administration through a joint program of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Ms. Pack is also a 2019 Riley Fellow through the Diversity Leaders Initiative with The Riley Institute at Furman.

Ms. Pack began her career with the United Way of Greenville County, performing community needs assessments. In the early 2000s, she worked in planning and market research for the Greenville Health System and then worked for Bon Secours St. Francis Health System as Director of Planning. She has also consulted for nonprofit and health care organizations in the Upstate of South Carolina in strategic and business planning, needs assessment, outcome measurement and grant writing. Between 2006 and 2008, Ms. Pack served as the South Carolina Business Coalition on Health manager. She developed and implemented programs and policies to improve health care quality while controlling its cost for the business community. Ms. Pack joined the IMPH team in 2009 as Associate Director, was named Co-director in 2017, Associate Executive Director in 2018 and Executive Director in 2020.