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Faculty Profile

Harry Hobson, MA, NHA

Harry Hobson

Adjunct Professor of Health Services Administration, School of Health Services Administration

  • Teaching Area

    Healthcare Administration

  • Education

    MBA – Central Michigan University; MA – Central Michigan University

  • Campus Location

    4800 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, Florida 34211


Harry Hobson has been president and CEO of Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay for 14 years. During his career, he has worked in both hospital and retirement community administration. Prior to his arrival at Plymouth Harbor, he was the President and CEO of Westminster-Canterbury Retirement Community of Irvington, Virginia, and First Community Village of Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Hobson received Masters Degrees in both Business Management and Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University, and completed gerontological studies at George Washington University. He holds nursing home administrator licenses in Florida and Ohio. Harry has been widely recognized throughout the industry, having received the 2013 Executive of the Year award from LeadingAge Florida, and while in Ohio, earned the Professional of the Year and Award of Honor from LeadingAge Ohio. He recently completed his second term on the Florida Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Board. As a faculty member at The Ohio State University, he lectured on Long Term Care Policy and Executive Leadership.