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.


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