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: 
  • Interim 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
  Cheryl Bailey, CNO, Vice President President Patient Care Services
Work Experience:
  • Vice President-Patient Care Services, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1999 to Present
  • Director of Education & Training, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1994-1999
  • Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1989-1994
  • Emergency Room, Children's Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama, 1988-1989
  • M.B.A., University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
  • B.S.N, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

  Nesha Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer
Work Experience:
  • Chief Financial Officer, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2011 to present
  • Controller, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2004 to 2011
  • Accounting Manager, Cullman Electric Cooperative, 1995 to 2004
  • Assistant Controller, Drummond Company, 1987 to 1995
  • Sales Accountant, Drummond Company, 1984 to 1987
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • M.B.A., University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
  Charna Brown, Vice President of Quality/Risk Management
Work Experience:
  • Vice President of Quality /Risk Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2010 to Present
  • Division Director – Quality/Risk Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2006 to 2010
  • Director, Case Management/Infection Control, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2003 to 2006
  • Director, Quality Improvement, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2000 to 2002
  • Executive Director Home Care Services/Case Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1998 to 2000
  • Director, Case Management, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1995 to 1998
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1993 to 1995
  • Critical Care Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1991 to 1993
  • Emergency Department Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center 1987 to 1991.
  • A.D.N. Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • B.S.N., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

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