Alan B. Keesee, FACHE
Alan B. Keesee is Chief Executive Officer of HCA North Florida Division's Capital Regional Medical Center. His responsibilities include oversight of a fully-accredited 266-bed facility with more than 1,200 employees and 400 physicians, as well as three free-standing Emergency Departments (two opening in 2019), and a Cancer Center.
Alan has been with HCA for 10 years, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children's Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. He previously served within the North Florida Division as Chief Operating Officer at Capital Regional Medical Center as well as Associate Chief Operating Officer at Henrico Doctors' Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
Alan obtained his Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and Bachelor of Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Trey Blake, MD
Dr. Trey Blake is the Chief Medical Officer at Capital Regional Medical Center with more than 15 years of clinical leadership experience. He served as the Medical Director of the Clinical Decision Unit at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia - a 393-bed acute care regional referral center. Dr. Blake was also the Medical Director of the Hospitalist program at St. Mary's with additional medical staff leadership appointments on the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Blake has led collaborative efforts across medical staff departments with demonstrable improvements in patient safety, quality and clinician engagement.
Chase Christianson is the Chief Operating Officer at Capital Regional Medical Center in the North Florida Division. Prior to this, Chase served as the Assistant Administrator at Kingwood Medical Center as part of HCA's Executive Development Program. At Kingwood, Chase was responsible for the operations and strategic performance of many ancillary and clinical support departments.
In addition, his experience with capital projects includes the development and construction of an IR Lab, Cath Lab upgrade, two floor vertical expansion and a free standing emergency department. Chase graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in Business Administration before completing Masters in Health Administration and Masters in Business Administration degrees at the a University of Alabama-Birmingham.
Tom Eisel is Chief Financial Officer of HCA North Florida Division's Capital Regional Medical Center. Tom brings more than 10 years of experience to this role, having served as Chief Financial Officer at Poinciana Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida. At Poinciana, Tom served as Ethics and Compliance Officer and Chief Staffing Officer. In addition, he secured capital for a Free Standing ER and ER expansion. His previous roles include Associate Chief Financial Officer and Controller at Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida and Controller at Edward White Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Tom earned a Master of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degrees both from the University of Central Florida and has been a Florida Certified Public Accountant since 2009.
Ann C. Smith is the Chief Nursing Officer of HCA North Florida Division's Capital Regional Medical Center. Ann has over 20 years of nursing administration experience. Her clinical background is diverse with most of it spent in Emergency Nursing, as a flight nurse and director. She also has experience in Case Management, Quality and Risk Management.
Ann has 20 years with HCA, starting in 1990 where she joined Tallahassee Community Hospital as the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer and was promoted to the Chief Nursing Officer in 1998-2002. She returned to HCA in 2009 to take a position at the North Florida Division Office as the Senior Director of Quality and Risk Management. She then became the Chief Nursing Officer at Capital Regional Medical Center in 2011.
Ann was raised in Miami, Florida and graduated from Florida State University with her Bachelor's in Nursing. She received her Master's in Health Care Services from St. Francis University. She also received her certification in Health Care Quality.
Lori Sumner is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Capital Regional Medical Center in the North Florida Division. Lori joined HCA in 2013 as the Director of the Intermediate and Progressive Care Units at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida and was promoted to the Administrative Director of Critical Care. Lori joined Capital Regional Medical Center in March of 2017. Prior to joining HCA, Lori spent 20 years with Lee Memorial Health System in Ft. Myers, Florida in roles as a staff nurse, educator, quality manager and director.
Lori earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Edison College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.