The LewisGale Health System has announced Lance Jones as the new CEO and market president.
The New Zealand native received a Bachelor of Science in Physiology, a Bachelor of Physical Therapy from the University of Otago, and a Master of Healthcare Administration from the University of Alabama Birmingham.
Jones has over 18 years of healthcare experience.
He started his career in rehabilitation services, and serves as chief operating officer and chief executive officer for hospitals in New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, and Tennessee.
In 2013, Jones was the CEO of Coliseum Medical Centers in Georgia, a 310- bed health system. His leadership helped the Coliseum achieve the launch of a Graduate Medical Education program, MFM telemedicine program, and received certifications for its Stroke and Chest Pain Centers.
Recently, Jones served as CEO of StoneSprings Hospital Center in Northern Virginia where he helped with the development and growth of the Women’s Epicenter.
Jones first day on the job will be December 1, 2018.