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

  Jim Weidner, President & Chief Executive Officer
Work Experience:
  • President & CEO, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2005 to Present
  • Private Consulting, 2004 to 2005
  • Chief Operating Officer, St. Charles Hospital, 2001 to 2004
  • Administrator/CEO-Mercy Providence Hospital, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System, 2000 to 2001
  • Executive Director-Network Development, Pittsburg Mercy Health System, 1999 to 2000
  • Chief Development officer, Conemaugh Health System, 1997 to 1999
  • President, Conemaugh Health Initiatives, 1993 to 1997
  • Manager, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, 1988 to 1993
Education:
  • B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
  • M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology, New York
     

  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
Education
  • B.S.B.A., Accounting, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • M.B.A., University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama
     
  Susan Copeland, Vice President Ambulatory Services
Work Experience:
  • Vice President-Ambulatory Services, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1999 to Present
  • Assistant Vice President of Community Development and Wellness Services, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1996-1999
  • Director, Cardiac Rehab, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1990-1996
  • Staff Nurse, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 1986 to 1990
  • Staff Nurse, Woodland Medical Center, Cullman, Alabama, 1985 to 1986
  • Staff Nurse, Druid City Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1981 to 1983
Education:
  • M.S.N., Leadership in Healthcare Systems from the University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • B.S.N., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
     
  Cheryl Bailey, Vice 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 to 1994
  • Emergency Room, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 1988-1989.
Education:
  • B.S.N., 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.
Education:  
  • A.D.N. Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • B.S.N., Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
     
    Toni Geddings, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development
Work Experience:
  • Director, Human Resources, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2008-present
  • Manager, Human Resources, Cullman Regional Medical Center, 2006-2008 
  • Director, Human Resources, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 2002-2006 
  • Director, Human Resources, Walker Baptist Medical Center, Jasper, Alabama 1995-2002 
  • Assistant Director Human Resources, Walker Regional Medical Center, Jasper, Alabama 1983-1995 
  • Human Resources Technician, Walker Regional Medical Center, Jasper, Alabama 1982-1983 
  • Human Resources/Patient Representative, Longview General Hospital, Graysville, Alabama 1979-1982
  • Psychiatric Social Worker, College Street Hospital, Macon, Georgia 1975-1978 
Education:
  • B.S., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

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