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Lori Rakes Named CEO at Piedmont Cartersville

Cartersville (March 21, 2023) — Lori Rakes has been named the Chief Executive Officer at Piedmont Cartersville.

Lori is entering her 35th year in health care. A registered nurse by background, she embraced the opportunity for leadership early in her career and now has more than 20 years of senior leadership experience. As COO since 2009, Lori has been responsible for administrative planning and operational oversight for the multi-campus departments of Diagnostic Imaging, Surgical Services, Clinical Laboratory and Pathology, Pharmacy, Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, Respiratory Therapy, Facilities/Engineering, Public Safety, Dietary and Environmental Services. She held executive ownership of all facility expansion projects including Certificate of Need requirements, design and construction, budgeting and overall project management.

Lori’s vast experience, knowledge and familiarity with Piedmont Cartersville will serve her and Piedmont well as she transitions into the CEO role.

Lori lives in Cartersville with her husband, Wes, and daughter, Miranda. She has two grown sons, Sam and Luke.

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