Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jeff Comer, PhD joined ScionHealth, a new company based in Louisville, Kentucky, that was formed in late 2021 following a transaction between LifePoint Health and Kindred Healthcare in August 2022.
From 2005 to 2022, Comer served as CEO of Southwest Center for Business, which provides leadership to healthcare organizations. During his tenure there, he served as permanent or interim CEO at more than a dozen hospitals. Prior to Southwest, Comer was CEO at two hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare. He began his career as a hospital CEO in 1999 at Parkview Regional.
Dr. Comer is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and earned a doctor of psychology from California Southern University, a master’s in healthcare administration from Washington University in St. Louis, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arizona State University. He is a certified pilot, certified fitness trainer and yoga instructor, and certified life coach.
Chief Financial Officer
Jack Wilcox joined the Ennis Regional team in 2008 in the dual roles of Chief Financial Officer and Ethics and Compliance Officer adding CFO/ECO responsibilities for an additional facility, Parkview Regional Hospital, in January 2013.
Prior to coming to Ennis he served in various operational and financial roles with companies such as Triad Hospitals, HCA, Price Waterhouse Coopers and Medical Care International. His 20 plus years of healthcare experience includes physician practice management, ambulatory surgery center operations, and management of acute care hospitals.
He has served in the Chief Financial Officer role at hospitals in California, Arkansas, and Texas and is a current member of the Texas Hospital Association Medicaid Special Task Force. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Accounting degree, is a Certified Public Accountant (TX), and also a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Chief Nursing Officer
Edwina Miner joined LifePoint in August of 2011 and Ennis Regional in February of 2012, adding CNO responsibilities for an additional facility, Parkview Regional Hospital, in July 2016.
Before coming to LifePoint she helped open a newly licensed 137 bed acute care hospital in Houston. Prior to opening the new hospital she was the CNO/COO for Signature and TRIAD hospitals in Brownwood and Wharton, Texas.
Edwina has more than 38 years of healthcare operations and leadership experience in hospitals ranging from 116 to 1200 beds. She has worked in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Texas and has served on varied local and state healthcare committees on nursing education, continuum of care, and healthcare delivery.
She holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives