Melissa Johnson named Baptist East CFO

MONTGOMERY – Melissa Johnson has been appointed chief financial officer of Baptist Medical Center East. She has more than 14 years of healthcare financial management experience with HMA, Inc. Before joining Baptist East, Melissa was chief financial officer of Natchez Community Hospital in Natchez, Miss. Her work history includes controller at Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice, Fla. and director of Patient Financial Services at Riverview Regional in Gadsden.  

Melissa received her masters of business and public administration from Jacksonville State University and her bachelor’s from Auburn University. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Associates and the Rotary Club.