Our Leaders at DeSoto Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto

James R. Huffman, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer 

Responsibilities: Overall executive management of the hospital.

Brian K. Hogan, Assistant Administrator

Responsibilities: Executive management.

JoAnn Phillips Wood, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Responsibilities: Monitoring physician satisfaction, physician leadership development, performance improvement programs, and assisting with physician education.

Mary Townsend-Gervis, Chief Nursing Officer  

Responsibilities: Development and implementation of all nursing and related patient care activities while serving with the hospital leadership team.

Joe McWherter, Chief Financial Officer 

Responsibilities: Managing the hospital’s financial operations, revenue cycle, and budgets.