Our Leadership

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About Brennan Francois, Purpose Center Board Chair

Brennan Francois, is the Chief Diversity Officer for AU Health System, in Augusta, GA.  Brennan has been a guiding light for AU Health for 27 years serving as a Patient Representative, a staff Chaplain, and Associate Director of Spiritual Care prior to his current role as CDO.  Brennan has dedicated his life to inspiring and challenging people to be their best every day.

Brennan is originally from New Orleans, LA, but now, after 27 years, he calls the Augusta area his home. 

Brennan received his Masters of Divinity degree from Jacksonville Theological Seminary.  His specialized Clinical Pastoral Education was done at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.  His Diversity in the Workplace Certification was earned at the University of South Florida

Brennan serves as the Care Pastor of CHOSEN, a unique and growing church in Grovetown, GA.  He loves celebrating life with his wife, Arlene Hobbs. They have 6 adult children, and 6 grandchildren.  Brennan enjoys golf, traveling, reading, and playing word games like Scrabble.  God is the navigator of his life and he believes with God all things are possible.  


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