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Mark Kimball, FACHE


Meet Mark Kimball, FACHE, President and CEO


Mark Kimball serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for St. Mark's Medical Center. With over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience, including rural health care, Kimball ensures execution of the hospital's overall strategic plan.

Prior to joining SMMC in 2020, Kimball was recruited to serve as the first Vice President and CEO of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital in Murphy, North Carolina, a new facility in the Erlanger Erlanger Health System, the 10th largest public health system in the United States. While at Erlanger, Kimball developed a strategic plan that helped expand primary care access, improved ED and inpatient survey results, recruited primary care and specialist physicians, and expanded community health programs.

Kimball earned his BA in Economics from the University of Georgia and MBA from Albany State University, is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and has completed leadership training through The Studer Group Institute, which enables organizations to build a sustainable culture that promotes accountability, fosters innovation, and consistently delivers a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes.

He is married and has one adult son.

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