TriStar Centennial Medical Center is pleased to welcome Tom Jackson as the hospital’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Tom comes to TriStar Centennial from HCA Healthcare’s Parkridge Health System in Chattanooga where he served as market CFO for six years. Tom will oversee financial operations for the 741-bed hospital.
Tom has nearly 20 years of financial management experience and started his career as a senior auditor for Ernst & Young LLP. Tom first joined HCA Healthcare more than 14 years ago as the associate controller at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He then took over as controller and director of finance for Doctors Hospital of Augusta, GA before relocating to Snellville, GA as CFO at Eastside Medical Center.
“Tom Jackson will be a great asset to our leadership team at TriStar Centennial Medical Center,” said Scott Cihak, TriStar Centennial Medical Center Chief Executive Officer. “His extensive experience and financial acumen will be of tremendous benefit to our hospital and will complement our continued focus on growth and expansion of services within our community.”
Tom has a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL and a bachelor’s degree from David Lipscomb University in Nashville. He is a certified public accountant licensed in Tennessee and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Tom and his wife Amie have two daughters.