Piedmont Athens Regional

1199 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606

Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital Leadership

Piedmont Healthcare, Inc. (PHC) is the parent company of Piedmont Athens Hospital and other subsidiary hospitals and corporations. The obligation of the PHC Board is to ensure that the resources and capacities of PHC are deployed in a manner that promotes community benefit and health status.

Board of Directors

  • Karl Barnett, M.D.
  • Philip E. Bettendorf, Vice Chair
  • Kevin Brown
  • J. Michael Burnett
  • Carolann Eisenhart, M.D.
  • Kelly C. Grow, M.D.
  • Cheryl K. Legette, Chair
  • Roswell Lawrence, Jr., Ph.D.
  • Michael J. Mandl
  • Helen Mills, Ed.D.
  • David M. Sailors, M.D.
  • Samuel K. Thomason, D.M.D.
  • Tony L. Townley

Senior Executive Leadership

J. Michael Burnett
J. Michael Burnett

Chief Executive Officer

Jason Smith
Jason Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Justin Roberts
Justin Roberts

Chief Financial Officer

Geoffrey Marx
Geoffrey Marx, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Jeremiah Bame, RN
Jeremiah Bame, RN

Chief Nursing Officer


Hospital Authority of Clarke County, Georgia

  • Karl Barnett, M.D., Chair
  • Jeff Bishop
  • Bill Bland
  • Chandra Echols
  • Kelly C. Grow, M.D.
  • Roswell Lawrence, Jr., Ph.D.
  • Helen H. Mills, Ed.D.
  • Cecilia Santibanez
  • Peter Shedd

Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation Board

  • Dr. Catherine Apaloo
  • Rev. Dr. Daryl Bloodsaw
  • Michael Burnett
  • Scott Collins
  • Wendy Cook
  • Candi Hoard
  • Kathy Hoard
  • Tom S. Landrum
  • Tammy Lindsay
  • Dr. Catherine Marti
  • Dr. Jonathan Murrow
  • Carl Nichols
  • Jody Patton
  • Len Sapera
  • Jennifer Scott
  • April Sorrow
  • Jenny Terrell
  • Dr. Xernona Thomas
  • Dr. Ron Walpert
  • Becky Waltman
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