Our Leaders

Paul Cade
Administrator

Paul Cade AdministratorPaul Cade is Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle's administrator and CEO. Cade served as assistant administrator at the hospital from 2004-2008. Before joining the leadership at Baptist Golden Triangle, Cade was chief executive officer and administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Forrest City from 2002-2004 and assistant administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany, Miss., from 2001-2002. He began his career with Baptist in 1993. Cade holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in education from Mississippi State University as well as a master's degree in administration with a concentration in health care from Central Michigan University.

Pam Richardson
Chief Financial Officer

Pam RichardsonPam Richardson is Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle's chief financial officer. She is responsible for several departments including patient financial services, medical records, information systems, admissions, case management and materials management. She also serves as the hospital's chief privacy officer and compliance officer. Richardson has worked at Baptist Golden Triangle since 2002 as both assistant controller and controller. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Mississippi University for Women.

Mary Ellen Sumrall
Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Ellen SumrallMary Ellen Sumrall is chief nursing officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, Miss., a position she has held since 1999. She oversees 20 different areas of the hospital involved in patient care, outpatient testing and staff development. Sumrall began her career at Baptist Golden Triangle as a charge nurse in emergency services in 1988. She served as director of education from 1993-1996, director of emergency services and critical care from 1996-1997 and director of emergency services and preadmission testing from 1997-1999. She has been an important part of the planning and development of three multimillion dollar expansions at the hospital and has facilitated the opening and accreditation of many different programs. She holds a bachelor's of science degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi and a master's degree in nursing administration from Union University in Jackson, Tenn. She is board certified as a Nurse Executive, Advanced by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

William O. Lancaster
Assistant Administrator

William O. LancasterWilliam Lancaster is an assistant administrator for Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, Miss., a position he has held since 1993. He oversees food services, plant operations, respiratory care, pharmacy, ambulance service, environmental services, security, rehabilitation and the clinical laboratory. He oversaw the design and construction of the $40 million expansion of Baptist Golden Triangle during 1996-98; the $34 million patient tower project completed in 2005; and an $11 million building project of a new behavioral and mental health facility and parking lot expansion and renovation completed in 2011. Lancaster holds a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University, a master's degree from the University of Mississippi and a certificate of health services administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Alicia Grant
Assistant Administrator

Alicia GrantAlicia Grant is an assistant administrator for Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, Miss., a position she has held since 2010. She oversees the hospital’s cancer center, diagnostic imaging, cardiology services, safety, quality review, risk, medical staff services and patient relations. She joined the hospital's leadership team in 2003 as administrative director for inpatient nursing services, a position she held until early 2010. Grant began her career at Baptist Golden Triangle as a nursing unit manager in 1999. She also served as director of the hospital's emergency, admissions, outpatient surgery and preadmission testing departments from 2000-2003. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women and a Master's Degree in Nursing Administration from Union University in Jackson, Tenn. Alicia is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) through the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).

Contact Us

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

Address
2520 5th Street, North
Columbus, MS 39705

Phone
662-244-1000

Email
info.goldentriangle@bmhcc.org

Baptist Hospice Golden Triangle

Address
2623 5th Street N
Columbus, MS 39705

Phone
662-243-1173

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