CRMC Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team at Cullman Regional Medical Center is dedicated to promoting wellness by providing excellent healthcare services in the most efficient manner and exceeding the expectations of those served. CRMC believes in doing the right thing for the right reason; valuing each patient, visitor, employee, physician and individual served; being a wise steward of community resources; respecting the sanctity of human life and providing service with compassion.

The CRMC Senior Leadership Team provides administrative on-call services to the patients of Cullman Regional Medical Center 24-hours a day, seven days a week. If you have an issue that needs to be address by administration, please call (256) 737-2000 and request the on-call administrator.

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Meet the Senior Leadership Team

  James Clements, Chief Executive Officer
Work Experience: 
  • CEO, Cullman Regional Medical Center, August 2014-present
  • Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Wellstar Health System, 2013-2014
  • Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia: * CEO, South Fulton Medical Center, 2006-2013
    * CFO, South Fulton Medical Center, 2004-2006
    * CFO, Spalding Regional & Sylvan Grove Hospitals, 2003-2004
  • CFO, Clarion Resources Communications Corporation, Atlanta Georgia
  • VP/Controller, Halis, Inc., Roswell, Georgia
  • Valuemark Healthcare Systems, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia: * Executive VP and CFO, 1996-1997
    * Executive VP and COO, 1994-1996
    * Member of the Board of Directors and founding investor
  • Hallmark Healthcare Corporations, Atlanta, Georgia: * VP, Hospital Financial Operations, 1993-1994
    * VP/Controller, 1993
    * Executive Director/Controller, 1991-1993
  • Charter Medical Corporation, Macon, Georgia: * CFO, Charter Springs Hospital, 1985-1987
    * Assistant Controller, Charter Northside Hospital, 1984-1985
  • M.B.A., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • B.S.B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Georgia

      Nesha Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer
    Work Experience:
    • CFO, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2011 to Present
    • Controller, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2004-2011
    • Accounting Manager, Cullman Electric Cooperative, 1995-2004
    • Assistant Controller, Drummond Company, 1987-1995
    • Sales Accountant, Drummond Company, 1984-1987
    • M.B.A., University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
    • B.S.B.A., Accounting, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

      Jeff Stanley, Chief Operating Officer
    Work Experience:
    • Chief Operating Officer, Cullman Regional Medical Center, Present
    • Corporate Vice President-Pharmacy Services, WellStar Health System, 2012-2015
    • Chief Operating Officer, Tenet-South Fulton Medical Center, 2009- 2012
    • Associate Administrator, Tenet-South Fulton Medical Center, 2007-2009
    • Director of Pharmacy, Tenet-South Fulton Medical Center, 2002-2004
    • Operations Manager-Pharmacy, Tenet-South Fulton Medical Center, 2002-2004
    • Staff Pharmacist, Tenet-South Fulton Medical Center, 1999-2002
    • Director of Pharmacy/Managing Partner, Medical Therapies, Inc., 1986-1999


    • M.B.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • PharmD, Doctor of Pharmacy, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia


    Charna Brown, Interim Chief Nursing Officer 
    Work Experience: 
    • CQCO, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2010-Present
    • Division Director – Quality/Risk Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2006-2010
    • Director, Case Management/Infection Control, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2003-2006
    • Director, Quality Improvement, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2000-2002
    • Executive Director Home Care Services/Case Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1998-2000
    • Director, Case Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1995-1998
    • Quality Assurance Coordinator, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1993-1995
    • Critical Care Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1991-1993
    • Emergency Department Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1987-1991
    • B.S.N., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
    • A.D.N. Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama



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