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Agency Leadership

Kevin Guion
Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Guion serves as the chief operating officer for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. In this position, he provides leadership to the Bureau of Business Management, Bureau of Information Technology, Office of Performance Management, Office of Public Health Preparedness, and the Office of Medical Billing and Operational Support. In addition, Guion provides oversight to the regional administration teams located throughout the state.

Guion is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in operations management, specializing in strategic planning, process engineering, technology solutions, and transformational change management. Prior to joining DHEC in 2015, Guion served as president and chief operating officer for Ob Hospitalist Group, president of End2End IT Solutions, and a principal consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Guion earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in business information systems management from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He has served in various volunteer leadership roles in non-profit and children-focused organizations, as well as mentoring early-stage entrepreneurs.  Guion currently serves as president of the Mauldin Middle School Band Boosters organization.