Meet Our Leaders at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County

Ann Bishop, Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

Ann BishopResponsibilities: Overall executive management of the hospital. Throughout her 40-year career in health care, Bishop has held a number of leadership roles, including serving as CEO of Baptist Medical Group Oncology and System Administrator of Oncology for Baptist Memorial Health Care. She was appointed CEO/Administrator of both Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville in 2023, and continues to serve as system oncology administrator for Baptist Cancer Center. Bishop has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.

Jason Coley, Chief Administrative Officer

Jason Coley, Chief Administrative OfficerResponsibilities: Overall executive management of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. Prior to joining Baptist in 2021, Jason was executive director of physician operations for Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, MS, where he also served as chief compliance officer. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine from Baptist College of Health Sciences, and an MBA in health care management from Columbia Southern University.

Heather Reid, Chief Nursing Officer

Heather ReidResponsibilities: Development and implementation of all nursing related patient care activities at Baptist Union County. After receiving an associate’s degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College, Reid earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of North Alabama.

Kimberly D. High, Chief Financial Officer

Kimberly HighResponsibilities: For both Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union County and Baptist Memorial Hospital - Booneville, High manages the hospital's financial operations, revenue cycle, audit preparation, and budgets. High holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi.

Robert Barnett, MD, Chief Medical Officer

H. F. MasonResponsibilities: As chief medical officer, Dr. Robert Barnett has both administrative and clinical responsibilities and serves as the liaison between hospital administration and the medical staff. Dr. Barnett completed medical school at Washington University School of Medicine and his residency at the Washington University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Barnett is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a practicing physician at Advanced Obstetrics & Gynecology in New Albany, Mississippi.