GRAHAM, TX – January 26, 2016. Graham Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is proud to announce that Shane Kernell will serve as the hospitals new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will oversee the medical center’s operations. Mr. Kernell will be employed by GRMC’s management company, Endeavor Healthcare, and will live in the Graham community as he fulfills the CEO role.
Currently, Mr. Kernell is the CEO of St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange, Texas where he has been successful moving the hospital to financial stability and creating an environment focused on quality patient care. Shane has close ties to the Graham community from working in the region previously and spending time vacationing in the area throughout his lifetime. He is an active member in his community and is involved in the Rotary Club and local Chamber of Commerce.
“Endeavor Healthcare considered qualified candidates from across the region for this position and Mr. Kernell’s experience and enthusiasm stood out among his peers.” stated Karl Hittle, Endeavor Healthcare CEO. “We are excited about the skills Shane brings to the position and are eager for him to relocate to Graham and be a member of this community.”
Shane will begin at GRMC on February 29, 2016. He understands the high expectations the Graham residents have for their medical center. Wyatt Pettus, Chairman of the GRMC Board commented, “Mr. Kernell is the perfect fit for our organization. He has ties to this community and has demonstrated success in managing quality medical centers similar to Graham Regional.” The Graham Regional Medical Center family looks forward to welcoming Shane Kernell to Graham.
Operating since 1957, and through the generosity and support of the community, Graham Regional Medical Center is a 25-bed acute care medical center licensed by the State of Texas. The team at the medical center strives every day to provide quality, compassionate care to the residents of the greater Graham community. For more information about Graham Regional Medical Center, please visit their website (http://www.grahamrmc.com) or by phone (940.549.3400).