Robert M. Brooks, FACHE
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Robert M. Brooks, FACHE, is board-certified in healthcare management and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He obtained an MBA and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management from Youngstown State University in Ohio. He is also a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Kent State University, as well as an EMT-Paramedic. Robert has 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and in healthcare management.
Brooks has served as CEO at St. Cloud Regional Medical Center near Orlando, Fla.; the COO at Central Mississippi Medical Center, one of Health Management Associates, Inc, largest hospitals and as Vice President of Operations and Centers of Excellence for Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, the major teaching campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Throughout his career Brooks has been tireless in his efforts to provide quality healthcare in the communities he has served. He was an adjunct faculty member for the University of Memphis, and taught both Healthcare Administration as well as the Capstone Course for the MHA program. He has served on numerous boards throughout his healthcare career, and was awarded the honor of being one of the “Top 40 Under 40” community and business leaders in Memphis by the Memphis Business Journal.