Tallahassee People on the Move

Tallahassee People on the Move

TMH Welcomes Priscilla Needham as Chief Financial Officer

Priscilla Needham

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) recently announced Priscilla Needham as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms. Needham brings nearly two decades of accomplished healthcare financial leadership to her new role. Most recently she served as CFO of Billings Clinic, Montana’s largest healthcare organization, which includes a 325- bed hospital, 600 providers and 4,700 employees. While there, she led the finance and capital plan for a new ambulatory campus in Bozeman.

“As Bill Giudice transitions to the system treasurer role, we are so pleased to have Priscilla join our TMH leadership team as our new Chief Financial Officer,” said Mark O’Bryant, President & CEO. “She brings a broad base of experience and a strategic approach to finance that will help us build upon the tremendous foundation of success that Bill has brought to the organization over the past four decades.” “I am truly excited to welcome Priscilla to TMH as Chief Financial Officer,” said Bill Giudice, Treasurer. “We are fortunate to have someone with her skills join the leadership team as we continue to grow the organization. I look forward to my new role at TMH that offers me the opportunity to narrow my focus and provide support to Priscilla as she becomes familiar with our organization.”

Before serving as CFO of Billings Clinic, Needham held various finance leader roles within CommonSpirit at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas; Centura Health in Colorado; St. Alexius in Bismarck, North Dakota and St. Vincent in Little Rock, Arkansas.

“My personal mission is to ensure that Tallahassee Memorial has a sustainable future in order to take care of the patients in the communities we serve. To do that, we must keep the patient at the center of our financial decisions,” Needham said.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce Newest Board Member

Big Brothers Big Sisters the Big Bend recently announced their newest Board Member – Valerie Wickboldt.

Valerie Wickboldt

Ms. Wickboldt is a communications professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the public and private sector. She is currently an executive member of the Marketing & Corporate Affairs team for one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare.

She serves as the Assistant Vice President of Strategic Communications for HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division in Tallahassee, Florida. The Division’s 15 hospitals and more than 120 additional sites of care serve more than 50 percent of the counties in Florida and contribute to an economic impact exceeding $2 billion.

Previously, she served as the Communications Director for the Florida Department of Revenue and prior to that was the Vice President of Communications for The James Madison Institute. Wickboldt received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University where she majored in Public Relations. She and her husband Steven have three beautiful children, Wesley, Wyatt and Phoebe.

HCA Announces CEO of HCA Florida Capital Hospital

HCA Healthcare North Florida Division recently announced the appointment of Chris Mosley, as Chief Executive Officer of HCA Florida Capital Hospital, starting in early March. In his new role, Mosley will oversee the 288-bed acute-care hospital in Tallahassee, which has served the Big Bend region for more than 40 years. Mosley has more than a decade of experience in healthcare administration having served in various leadership roles at HCA Healthcare.

Chris Mosley

“Chris is a mission-driven leader who is dedicated to fostering a culture of caring like family for our patients and colleagues and prioritizes achieving clinical excellence,” said Brian Cook, president, HCA Healthcare North Florida Division. “We are excited to welcome Chris to our HCA Florida Healthcare family and through his leadership, I know he will continue to carry out HCA Healthcare’s mission at HCA Florida Capital Hospital.”

Mosley most recently served as CEO of Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center, formerly HCA Cartersville Medical Center, in Cartersville, Georgia— a 119 bed acute-care facility in North Georgia. Under his leadership, the hospital maintained a Leapfrog “A” grade for 9 consecutive cycles and achieved its Level III Trauma Designation and ACS verification in December 2021.

Mosley began his HCA Healthcare career with the South Atlantic Division as vice president of operations of Summerville Medical Center in Summerville, South Carolina. He then became the chief operating officer at HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital and chief executive officer at HCA Florida Putnam Hospital in Palatka, Florida. “I am excited to return to Florida and look forward to working with the talented team at HCA Florida Capital Hospital,” said Mosley. “It is my priority to put our patients first and ensure our community has access to high-quality healthcare services. HCA Florida Capital is known for its care like family approach, and I look forward to continuing to serve our communities in the Big Bend region.”

Mosley earned a bachelor’s degree in economics, Spanish, and business administration from Transylvania University and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University.

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