Meet Our Leaders at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi

Brian Welton, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

Brian Welton Responsibilities: Overall executive management of the hospital. Brian Welton served as Administrator and CEO for Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden in West Memphis, AR. He came to Baptist in 2012 as a Frank S. Groner Administrative Fellow and also served as associate administrator at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, as well as operations director for Baptist Medical Group. He holds a master’s degree in both health administration and business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee.

Peyton Warrington, Associate Administrator

Peyton Warrington, Associate AdministratorResponsibilities: Oversees the hospital’s ancillary and support departments and works closely to support efforts in physician recruitment and patient satisfaction.  Warrington holds a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Arkansas and is certified as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Robyn Dorris, Chief Financial Officer

Robyn Dorris, Chief Financial OfficerResponsibilities: Managing the hospital’s financial operations, revenue cycle and budgets with expertise in funds management, finance, and analysis as well as admissions, case management, and health information management. Dorris was formerly Assistant CFO at Methodist Le Bonheur in Germantown, Tennessee. She worked in public accounting for two years and transitioned into health care in 2013 where she advanced to Director of Corporate Finance at Methodist Le Bonheur in Memphis. Dorris holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree of accountancy from the University of Mississippi.

Mark Ottens, Chief Nursing Officer

Mark Ottens, Chief Nursing OfficerResponsibilities: Oversees all areas of Nursing and Pharmacy. Main focus is facilitating the design and implementing the delivery of patient care, recommending strategies to improve services, and delivering excellent patient outcomes.  Ottens received a diploma in nursing from the Baptist Health School of Nursing in Little Rock, AR; a bachelor of science in nursing from Henderson State University; and a master of arts in health science management and administration from Webster University. He also graduated from the Baptist Nursing Leadership Institute in 2010.