Capital Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of HCA North Florida Division, recently named Alan Keesee, FACHE, as CEO. Keesee will begin his new role with the 266-bed acute care hospital March 1, 2018.

Keesee is returning to Capital Regional after serving as Chief Operating Officer at the hospital from 2013–2015. He brings a decade of leadership experience in healthcare to Capital Regional, including several roles with HCA hospitals. He recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Nevada’s largest acute-care hospital, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital in Las Vegas.

Earlier in his career, Keesee was Associate Chief Operating Officer at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Va.; and Director of Business Operations for HCA’s Capital Division, a 14-hospital network, also in Richmond.

“I’m thrilled to return to Tallahassee and lead the dedicated, highly skilled team at Capital Regional in serving this community,” said Keesee. “It’s a tremendous honor to work alongside our physicians and staff and empower them in their mission to deliver quality care.”

Keesee holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.