Citizens Baptist Medical Center Administrator
Joel Taylor joined Citizens Baptist Medical Center as administrator in September of 2010. Taylor came to Citizens Baptist from White County Community Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee where he served as chief executive officer for two years. He has also served as assistant chief executive officer at Parkway Medical Center in Decatur, Alabama. Taylor received a master of science in health administration and a master of business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Birmingham-Southern College.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center President
Betsy Postlethwait was promoted to the position of president of Princeton BMC effective January 2012. She joined Baptist Health System as Chief Operating Officer of Princeton BMC in 2004. During her 25-year healthcare career she has held numerous senior leadership positions serving in the roles of chief financial officer, chief operating officer and chief executive officer. Prior to joining BHS, Postlethwait served as chief operating officer/chief financial officer of CHRISTUS St. John Hospital in Nassau Bay, Texas.
Postlethwait earned her bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina and completed a two-year master's level executive development program with American Medical International Hospital Corporation.
David C. Wilson became president of Shelby Baptist Medical Center on February 20, 2006, bringing with him many years of experience in hospital administration and a history of running hospitals that achieve top-rated patient satisfaction as well as high employee satisfaction scores. Prior to coming to Shelby Baptist, Wilson was chief executive officer at Saint Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tennessee. He also gained experience serving as chief executive officer at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma, Tennessee, and Medical Center of Manchester in Manchester, Tennessee. Wilson received his master of science in health administration, graduating with honors, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1989. He holds bachelor's degrees in zoology and biology, both with honors, from the University of Tennessee.
Bob Phillips joined Walker Baptist Medical Center as administrator in March of 2009. Prior to becoming administrator, Phillips served as executive director of operations for Baptist Health Centers for six years. Phillips also served as senior director of patient financial services and operations director for Baptist Health Centers. He began his career in health care in 1998 after completing his administrative residency. He holds a bachelor's degree of arts from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He also holds master's degrees in health care administration and business administration from the University of Alabama - Birmingham.