Weatherford Regional Medical Center announced Monday that Cory Countryman has been named the new chief executive officer effective Monday, Dec. 6.
“After much thought and discussion with those involved in the search process, the decision has been made to name Cory as the permanent CEO,” said Dennis Clayton, chairman of the WRMC Board of Trustees. “Cory has worked with Weatherford Regional in the past as assistant chief executive officer and he is familiar with the operations and the community. Cory has the leadership experience for this important role and is the right choice for the WRMC team moving forward.”
Countryman, who comes with more than 15 years of healthcare management experience, most recently served as chief executive officer of Cleveland Regional Medical Center in Cleveland, Texas. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Dallas Baptist University.
“I look forward to returning to WRMC and building on the hospital’s accomplishments,” Countryman said. “This is an outstanding facility with an exceptional medical staff and employee team. I will enjoy working alongside the employees, medical staff and board of trustees to advance patient care and continue our great success.”