Parkridge Health System Executive Tapped To Join Florida Hospital

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Jay St. Pierre
Jay St. Pierre

Jay St. Pierre, chief financial officer of HCA’s Parkridge Health System, has been promoted to a position as CFO for HCA’s North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Fla.  According to Darrell Moore, president and CEO of Parkridge Health System, Mr. St. Pierre will assume his new role in January 2013. 

“Jay has done an outstanding job during his time at Parkridge Health System, and he will be a great addition to the North Florida Regional Medical Center team,” Mr. Moore said. 

Under Mr. St. Pierre’s guidance, Parkridge Health System has added new technologies and expanded service line offerings while continuing to exceed quality and customer service goals.

Mr. St. Pierre has been with HCA since 2002 and joined the company’s TriStar Division in 2009. He served as chief financial officer at three HCA hospitals in Texas before coming to Chattanooga as CFO of Parkridge Health System in October 2009. He has been actively involved in the community, supporting numerous local civic organizations throughout his career.

Mr. St. Pierre earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville and his Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Tx. He earned his CPA license from the State of Tennessee in 1995.


Sportsbarn Hosts Triathlon Benefitting Local Families Trough First Things First

Area athletes are invited to test their physical strength at the 18th Annual Sportsbarn Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 10.  The event starts at the Chickamauga Dam where competitors will swim, ride, run or even paddleboard to downtown Chattanooga.     Each year, more than 700 participants and spectators turn out for the sprint triathlon presented by the Sportsbarn. ... (click for more)

Health Department Issues Poliio Vaccination Guidance

The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where wild poliovirus, or WPV, is currently known to be a threat. Those countries include:  Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Iraq, Israel, Somalia ... (click for more)

DA Looking Into Issue Of County Commission Candidate's Campaign Sending Filled-Out Request For Absentee Ballot To Elderly Voters

The District Attorney's Office has been provided with documents that a County Commission candidate's campaign sent filled-out requests for absentee ballots to elderly voters. Kerry Steelman, election administrator, said there have been four instances in which such requests came from the Elect John Brooks campaign. He said state law says in Section 2-6-202:  (3) A person ... (click for more)

Citizens To Comment Next Tuesday On Sound Control Ordinance That Allows Higher Sound Around Downtown Clubs

Citizens will be allowed to comment next Tuesday on a new Sound Control Ordinance that allows higher sound from nightclubs in a downtown Controlled Sound Boundary. Track 29 behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo, that has drawn the wrath of some nearby Southside residents, is within the boundary, which goes from Fourth Street to Main Street. The hearing before the City Council ... (click for more)

The Truth- From Weston’s Sister

I try not to read the negative articles and opinions about my older brother. Growing up around politics, I learned a long time ago that thick skin is not only necessary, it’s paramount. But this time, the lies and the rumors and the inaccurate information has gone too far. It’s too ridiculous for me to ignore. So let’s clear a few things up: Weston and I do not “come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oscar Brock’s True Passion

I don’t pay much attention to the Hamilton County School Board. Once the moon and the stars aligned behind Superintendent Rick Smith, you hear very little, if anything, from the nine-member council that oversees an annual budget of almost $400 million and employs 4,480 people. So chew this for a minute: approximately 2,000 of those people are not teachers. Yes, there are 78 principals ... (click for more)