Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation announces changes in leadership in 2020.
Gary Fulbright, former Chief Financial Officer and the next CEO/Executive Director of CMH and CMH Foundation, announced leadership changes effective Jan. 1, 2020. Fulbright replaces Donald J. Babb, former CEO/Executive Director, who is retiring Jan. 31, 2020.
Michael Calhoun was promoted from Administrative Director of Clinics to Chief Operating Officer for CMH. Calhoun has worked at CMH for more than 20 years holding various positions in clinic administration, home medical equipment, materials management, information services, finance and pharmacy.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Master of Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar. Calhoun will have administrative oversight for hospital and clinic operations.
He replaces Jeff Miller who has transitioned to Administrator of Colonial Springs Healthcare Center, Buffalo. Miller has worked at CMH for 24 years and has held numerous roles including hospital administration, long-term care administration, human resources and home care services.
Beverly Derrickson was promoted from Administrative Director of Home Care Services to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer for CMH Foundation. Derrickson has worked at CMH for seven years and has more than 32 years of experience working in health care. She previously served as the hospital’s Director of Finance from 2005-2008. Derrickson returned to CMH Foundation in 2016 and has had administrative responsibilities for home care services, long-term care admissions and pharmacies.
Derrickson has held several hospital administrative positions including CFO and CEO for Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Missouri, Vice President of Clinic Operations for Catholic Health Initiatives, Joplin, and a principal for a national health care consulting firm based in Florida.
She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and business administration from Drury University, Springfield, and a Master of Business Administration from Southwest Baptist University. Derrickson will have administrative oversight for long-term care, home care services and pharmacies operations.
Michael Galindo was named Director of Finance for CMH Foundation. Galindo replaces Renee Meyer who succeeded Fulbright as CFO. Meyer’s promotion was announced in June 2019. Galindo joined CMH in September 2019. He previously worked as a senior financial analyst and service line coordinator of neurosciences for CoxHealth, Springfield. Galindo earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Missouri State University, Springfield and a Master of Business Administration from Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas.
Sarah Hanak was promoted from Director of Hospital Nursing Services to Chief Nursing Officer. Hanak has worked at CMH for more than three years. She previously worked as a nurse manager and nursing administrative director for five years at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Hanak earned an Associate of Science in nursing from Southwest Baptist University St. John’s School of Nursing, Springfield, and a Master of Science in nursing from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
She replaces Lesa Stock, Chief Clinical Officer, who has transitioned to Director of Medical Staff Services. Stock has worked at CMH for 24 years and has held numerous roles in hospital administration, medical staff services, managed care and medical insurance.