Our Leaders

William C. Henning
Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

William (Bill) C. HenningWilliam (Bill) C. Henning joined the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi team as administrator and CEO in February 2013.

Henning is a health care business leader with more than 20 years of experience improving clinical quality, streamlining operations, growing financial returns, developing medical staff relationships and engaging employees. He most recently worked as a regional vice president for Quorum Health Resources in Frisco, Texas.

He received a BS and an MBA from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

Peyton Warrington
Assistant Administrator

Peyton WarringtonAfter earning her Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Arkansas in 1994, Peyton Warrington joined the Baptist North Mississippi team as an Administrative Resident.

Through the years she has served as director of physician services and director of marketing and in 2001 was named assistant administrator. Peyton oversees departments including facilities and biomed, transportation and security, sleep, environmental and food services, inpatient and outpatient therapy, the Baptist HealthPlex, marketing and patient satisfaction, and radiology and laboratory. She is also responsible for the hospital's physician recruitment efforts.

Peyton has a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Arkansas and is certified by the Fellowship of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Peyton served as the President of the Oxford Lafayette Chamber of Commerce for 2011-2012 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Chamber.

Dana Williams
Chief Financial Officer

Dana WilliamsDana Williams is the chief financial officer of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, a position she has held since 1989. She has also served as the chief financial officer of Baptist's Mississippi market for three years.

Her experience and expertise includes funds management, finance and analysis.

Dana earned a bachelor's of accountancy degree from the University of Mississippi. Dana is active in the Oxford community including involvement as a Chamber of Commerce board member, Junior Auxiliary of Oxford Life Member and a Rotary Club of Oxford member.

Sonia McKeithen
Assistant Administrator

Sonia McKeithenSonia McKeithen serves as the assistant administrator of medical review at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi. She is responsible for quality, infection control, risk management, medical staff services, case management, health information management, HIPAA and joint commission.

Prior to working at Baptist North Mississippi, Sonia worked in the ICU at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, Miss. Sonia holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the Mississippi University for Women.

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Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi

2301 South Lamar
Oxford, MS 38655



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