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Jared Brown, St. Mark's Medical Center's Chief Financial Officer
Jared Brown, St. Mark's Medical Center's Chief Financial Officer

St. Mark's Medical Center Appoints Jared Brown as Chief Financial Officer


Release date: June 2, 2022

La Grange, TX - St. Mark's Medical Center (SMMC) announces the appointment of Jared Brown, MBA, to his new role as the facility's Chief Financial Officer.

Brown joined SMMC in 2019 as the hospital's Controller, and was recognized for identifying various revenue growth opportunities through detailed audits and analyses, including throughout the complex external funding channels supporting COVID-19 expenses. In his new role, Brown is responsible for managing all of SMMC's finance-related matters, including executing the hospital's financial strategy, developing plans for growth, identifying opportunities; and managing all accounting procedures.

"We are pleased to promote Jared to the top financial position at the hospital," said Mark Kimball, President and CEO of SMMC. "Jared's deep healthcare financial experience and familiarity with our facility, team and community, position him to lead and continue driving the strong financial performance we need in this challenging environment."

"I am excited to step up to this position and continue working with the department heads and leadership team," said Brown. "SMMC is a terrific asset to this region, and I feel privileged to help ensure that it continues to meet the growing needs of the community."

Brown's nearly two decades of progressive financial positions in Southwestern US medical facilities include acute care rural and metropolitan hospitals, and other healthcare-related organizations. He holds an MBA in Finance and a BS in Accounting, both from the University of North Texas, in Denton, Texas.

Raised in rural East Texas, Brown is married to Heidy, and has a 20-year-old son and a 3-year-old daughter. When not working, he enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and hiking; he also reads and collects vinyls in his spare time.

St. Mark's Medical Center, one of the top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals in the United States as ranked by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, is a 65-bed, 100,000 sq. ft., community hospital serving residents of Fayette and Lee Counties and surrounding communities. At St. Mark's Medical Center, patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare from highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Services include cardiac rehabilitation, wound care, orthopedic care, inpatient and outpatient care, a 24-hour emergency department, outpatient/elective surgeries and procedures, as well as laboratory and imaging services.

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