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.

John Tucker
CEO

John Tucker comes to HCMC with 20 years of experience in rural hospitals, the past 15 years as CEO. Since 2015 he has served at Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad Colorado where the organization was awarded CMS 5-Star status in 2020 and 2021 and in 2021 named a “Top 100 CAH” by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. John enjoys working to create great organizational cultures and leads with a friendly, transparent and collaborative style.

Under his leadership MSRH saw year-over-year improvements in employee engagement, significant service expansion, increased physician satisfaction and longevity, and began a master facility planning process which culminated in the completion of an expansion project that replaced all of the patient care spaces in the hospital.

John has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Harding University and a Master’s of Health Services Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.


Steve Delaney
Interim – CFO

Delaney has served as Director of Accounting at HCMC since 2006 and has worked in healthcare finance for almost 30 years. He and his wife, Danette, enjoy time spent with their family which includes their five grandchildren. Delaney is actively involved serving in various roles at East Wood Church of Christ.


Kim Bentley
Interim – Chief Nursing Officer

With 29 years of nursing experience, including 14 years of senior leadership experience, Kim Bentley, MS, RN, CCRN, has been serving as the interim Chief Nursing Officer at Henry County Medical Center since the beginning of December. Bentley, a native of Cleveland, Ohio comes to HCMC by way of Atlanta, Georgia, most recently working at Emory Hillandale Hospital in Lithonia, GA. There, Bentley served in the role of Vice President of Operations responsible for clinical oversight, quality assessment and performance improvement and strategic collaboration.

Bentley has a combined total of 22 years of experience in the Emory Healthcare System/Dekalb Medical Center. She worked in the roles of Clinical Nurse Specialist for Critical Care, Executive Director of Patient Care Services and Assistant Administrator at Emory Hillandale Hospital, Vice President of Operations and Chief Nursing Officer at Emory Johns Creek Hospital. She also worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Gwinnett Medical Center.


Sandra Ray
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.