Executive Leadership Team
Henry County Medical Center is comprised of over 900 partners who are led by an executive leadership team and governed by a seven member board of trustees.
Chief Executive Officer
Casteel joined Henry County Medical Center in 2005 as its Chief Financial Officer and became the Chief Executive Officer in 2017. She has a BBA with a Major in Accounting from the University of Memphis and an MBA with a concentration in Health Administration from Bethel University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Henry County Medical Center she held the position of Controller and Compliance Officer for Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tennessee and before that as Auditor for both KPMG in Nashville and Shreveport, LA, and Deloitte & Touche in Memphis. Casteel is an active member of the Tennessee Hospital Association and a member of its Board and several committees. She is an alumni with the West Star Leadership Program, an active member with Paris-Lakeway Kiwanis (and currently serves as its President), and a supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in hopes for a cure to childhood cancer.
Chief Financial Officer
Brad Bloemer joined HCMC in November 2020. Prior to coming to HCMC, he had thirty years of experience as a hospital CFO and controller. He served as CFO at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould Arkansas; Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray Kentucky; and Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston Missouri. He was also the interim CEO at the hospitals in Paragould Arkansas and Murray Kentucky. Prior to beginning his healthcare career, Bloemer was an auditor for Price Waterhouse in St. Louis, Missouri. Bloemer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance and a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration; both from Southeast Missouri State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Bloemer is a past president and treasurer of the Sikeston Rotary Club.
Chief Nursing Officer
Ashby began her career at HCMC as a nurse in 1996. She later joined the VA, but then returned home to Kentucky Lake Surgery Center. After HCMC’s purchase of the Surgery Center, Ashby led many health initiatives in our organization. She has served as Director of both the Surgery Center and Hospital Surgery. She has created, managed, or been involved with the areas of Pre-Admission Testing, Same Day Surgery, Nursing Leadership, and the Orthopedics Center of Excellence. Ashby is an RN and has a Masters in Nursing Leadership from Western Governor’s University.
Chief Ancillary Services Officer
McKee joined Henry County Medical Center in 2004 as the Director of Imaging. She is a Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) and achieved Fellow status through AHRA in 2017. She has a Bachelor of Professional Studies from the University of Memphis, a Masters in Health Administration and MBA from University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. McKee began serving as the Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2017. Her role has recently changed to now serve as the Chief Ancillary Services Officer . She participates in Strategic Planning and Business Growth of outpatient services. She has direct oversight of Imaging and Diagnostic Center Services, Laboratory, Sleep Lab, Centralized Scheduling, Home Health and Hospice and DME (Durable Medical Equipment). She continues to focus on customer services and patient relations in our outpatient settings.
Administrator-Henry County Healthcare Center
Sandra Ray came to Henry County Healthcare Center in 1998 from Arkansas. She earned a Masters degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas and has worked in healthcare management for 34 years. She is an active member of the Tennessee Health Care Association and her facility has won several awards of Excellence from the American Health Care Association.
Chief Information Officer
Pam Ridley joined Henry County Medical Center in 1985 as a Computer Operator in the Data Processing Department. She was later promoted to the Director of Information Systems in 1988. In this role, Ridley has had oversight of all computer hardware, software, system implementations/upgrades and the advancement of technology usage at HCMC. Under her leadership, the IS department has been recognized nationally for the last 3 years as “The Best Hospital IT Department – Small Division” by Healthcare IT News , a national healthcare magazine. Recently promoted to Chief Information Officer, Ridley now has responsibility for Telecommunications and Corporate Compliance. Pam graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems.