CEO, Marshall Medical Centers
Gary Gore, CEO, Marshall Medical Centers is the Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Health System, with hospitals located in Guntersville (Marshall Medical Center North) and Boaz (Marshall Medical Center South) Alabama. Marshall Health System provides services to the residents of Marshall and surrounding counties with over 1,300 employees.
Prior to assuming the role of CEO, Mr. Gore served as Administrator of Marshall Medical Center North from 1989 to 1999. Before joining Marshall Health System, Mr. Gore was Assistant Administrator of HealthSouth Medical Center (formerly South Highlands Hospital) from 1984-1989.
Mr. Gore is active in community and professional organizations including having served on the boards of and/or in various leadership roles with the Marshall County Economic Development Council, the Alabama Hospital Association, Marshall County United Way, the American Heart Association, the March of Dimes and the American Cancer Society. Mr. Gore is currently co-chairing the Vision Marshall county-wide planning initiative.
Mr. Gore is a graduate of The University of Alabama, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management. He also received a Master of Science degree in Hospital and Health Administration from The University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Administrator, Marshall Medical Center North
Cheryl Hays holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University along with a Master of Science Degree in Health Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
From 1988 until 1995, Mrs. Hays was the Vice President of Clinical Services for Cullman Regional Medical Center, and from 1995 until the time she joined MMC in 1999, held the position of President at Lawrence Baptist Medical Center in Moulton, Alabama.
In 1999, Mrs. Hays joined Marshall Medical Centers as the Chief Operating Officer of Marshall Medical Center North, and in 2002 was also named Administrator of MMC North.
Administrator, Marshall Medical Center South
John Anderson holds a Master of Science degree in Health Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Prior to his career in hospital administration, Mr. Anderson was a Certified Public Accountant. He worked for two public accounting firms in Jackson, Mississippi before leaving to pursue a MHA at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1988.
After receiving his MHA, Mr. Anderson served as Assistant Vice-President of Support Services at Columbus Regional Health System in Columbus, Georgia, a 413-bed multi-hospital system.
Also in Columbus, Georgia, Mr. Anderson served as Vice-President of Operations at Hughston Sports Medicine Hospital. While in this position, the hospital received recognition by US News and World Report for inclusion in their "Top Ten" rankings.
From 1995-97 Mr. Anderson served as CEO of Springhill Medical Center in Springhill, Louisiana. During his tenure with Springhill, the facility received HCA awards for patient satisfaction, physician satisfaction and employee satisfaction.
From 1997-99, Mr. Anderson served as CEO for Four Rivers Medical Center in Selma, Alabama. The hospital sold to the Baptist Health System in Montgomery in 1998 and became Selma Baptist Hospital.
In 1999, Mr. Anderson accepted the position as CEO of Emory Parkway Medical Center, a 256-bed community hospital in Lithia Springs, Georgia. He remained in this position until 2002.