Mountain States Health Alliance has named Stephen Sawyer CFO for its Norton (Va.) Community Hospital, effective immediately. In his new role, Sawyer, 56, will be responsible for Norton Community Hospital as well as Dickenson Community Hospital and the system’s other services in Wise and Dickenson counties.
According to Mountain States, Sawyer has 23 years of experience in healthcare finance, including 11 years as a CFO. Most recently, he was the CFO at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, N.C., a role he has held since 2007. His other experience includes serving as CFO for Newberry (S.C.) County Memorial Hospital and for St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor, Maine. Sawyer earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Maine at Orono.
Mountain States is based in Johnson City, Tenn., and operates hospitals in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.