CFO Don Pounds: Overseeing New Growth at Baptist Memorial Health Care

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Don Pounds has built up to his position as senior vice president and CFO of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. since he began as controller of a Baptist hospital in 1987. Now, Mr. Pounds is helping to build Baptist up with a $33.1 million construction project to grow its hospitals and services.

DonPoundsCelebrating its 100th year in operation, the 14-hospital network based in Memphis, Tenn., will spend the next year constructing a new 59,400-square-foot, 49-bed rehabilitation hospital under Mr. Pounds' tenure. At the same time, the hospital chain will embark on a nearly $100 million initiative to relocate and expand its pediatric emergency department and cancer center.

Mr. Pounds graduated with a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Mississippi. He is a certified public accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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