Todd Krass, Chief Executive Officer of Belton Regional Medical Center (BRMC)—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider, announces the appointment of Ronnie Thompson as Chief Financial Officer. Thompson assumes his responsibilities today of overseeing the financial, accounting and budgetary functions of the 71-bed full-service acute-care hospital on Jan. 1, 2015.
Thompson replaces Susan Shreeve, who recently accepted a CFO position with HCA’s Med City Dallas facility in Dallas, Texas. Thompson obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from DeVry University in Kansas City, Mo., and has worked in several progressive financial roles at HCA Midwest Health hospitals. Since October 2012, Thompson has been Controller at Centerpoint Medical Center, in Independence, Mo. His role at the 221- bed acute care facility included leadership for the Accounting and Revenue Integrity departments, the hospital’s financial statements and budgets and internal and external statistical accounting reporting.
Prior to his promotion as Controller at Centerpoint Medical Center, Thompson held the position of Controller at Belton Regional Medical Center from August of 2005 through October of 2012. Other HCA Midwest Health positions he has held include Assistant Controller at the former Independence Regional and Medical Center of Independence (now Centerpoint Medical Center) from 2004-2005 and Staff Accountant and Assistant Controller and Controller roles at Research Psychiatric Center in Kansas City, Mo., from 1998-2004. Thompson recently completed the HCA Midwest Health Leadership Academy.
“I am pleased to have someone with Ronnie’s caliber and leadership joins our team at Belton Regional Medical Center,” says Krass. “His breadth of operational experience will be valuable as we continue to meet the hospital’s mission and vision of being the leading quality healthcare provider and employer of choice for our community.”
“I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve the Belton Regional Medical Center family in this new role,” says Thompson. “I look forward to joining a well-respected team of employees and medical staff and am excited to help ensure our hospital continues to be the provider of choice in our community.”
For more information, visit beltonregionalmedicalcenter.com.