FaithSearch Partners is pleased to announce that its client, Central Texas Medical Center, has selected Parker Pridgen to be its next Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, effective March 13, 2017.
As Chief Financial Officer, Pridgen will report to the President and will serve as a critical leader on the executive team for Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC). He will be responsible for all financial services hospital-wide, as well as envisioning and implementing financial goals, plans and budgets. In addition, he will be responsible for several operational areas including security, plant services and nutritional services.
“Parker has significant finance experience in profit and non-profit hospitals. He enjoys being part of a team that improves both financial and clinical outcomes,” said Ivan Bartolome, Senior Vice President at FaithSearch Partners. “I know he will jump right in with the team at CTMC and will embrace them and the hospital’s culture.”
With seven years experience in hospital finance, Pridgen most recently served as Assistant Chief Financial Officer for Willamette Valley Medical Center in McMinnville, Oregon. Before that, he served at Adventist Health’s Simi Valley Hospital. He holds a bachelor’s degree of science in accounting/finance from Walla Walla University and is currently completing a master’s degree of business administration from the University of Oregon.
Central Texas Medical Center is a 170-bed hospital, with approximately 750 employees and 228 active and consulting physicians, providing a wide range of healthcare services for the city of San Marcos, Texas, a distant suburb of the state capital city of Austin. The hospital is a part of Adventist Health System (AHS), the largest Protestant healthcare system in the U.S. Based in Altamonte Springs in the Orlando area, AHS is a $9 billion organization that operates more than 40 faith-based acute care hospitals and other healthcare entities from the Rocky Mountains to Florida. For more information on Central Texas Medical Center, visit its website at www.ctmc.org.
FaithSearch Partners is the leading executive search firm focused on faith-based hospitals, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, churches and ministries.