Our Perspective

Our Why

At the heart of our purpose is the responsibility to assist all our hospitals in meeting their own individual mission. We do that by being better listeners, proactively responding to the needs of our members, and partnering with the most innovative solutions on the market.

Our Vision

“Connecting health leaders with innovative solutions empowering them to meet their mission”

At our core, TCIS is all about relationships. We seek to bridge the gap between the relationships we have with partners and health leaders in a mutually beneficial way.

Our Values

Performance

Holding ourselves to a high standard and delivering on our promises.

Integrity

Building and maintaining a relationship of trust with our members and partners.

Value

Providing our hospitals with vendor partners that enhance and elevate their work.

Our People

Joe Greene, Senior Vice President

A seasoned healthcare executive, Joe has worked as a hospital administrator and with large healthcare vendors giving him a unique perspective when evaluating potential TCIS partners. His hobbies include motorcycling, playing guitar and playing golf. He has been married for 37 years with three grown children and 3 grandchildren.

Anne Brandner, Vice President of Business Development

Affectionately referred to by friends as the ‘networking guru of Nashville,’ Anne leverages 20+ years in healthcare business development to benefit our TCIS partners.  In addition to launching a successful hospital development program, she brings a wealth of experiences from inpatient and outpatient settings at both start-up and established companies. Anne has a strong passion for helping others, and drives relationships forward with a customer service mentality that brings key decision makers together.  Ask her about her owl collection!

Chris Bernstein, Director of Marketing

Chris brings over 15 years of marketing experience within Nashville’s music industry – from record labels to not-for-profit associations – to the TCIS team, and looks forward to helping our partners tell their story and connect with THA members.

Laila Karim, Marketing & Communications Executive Assistant

Laila, a recent Belmont University graduate, is new to the healthcare field, but excited to bring her knowledge of psychology and marketing to the TCIS team. In her free time, she enjoys going to concerts, trying new restaurants, and spending time with loved ones.

Our Board of Directors

Randy Davis

Chairman, President & CEO

NorthCrest Medical Center

Springfield

Mike Belbeck

Executive Vice President, Operations

Covenant Health

Knoxville

Mark Brown

Chief Operating Officer

Nashville General Hospital

Nashville

Zach Chandler

Executive Vice President / Chief Strategy Officer

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Memphis

Steven Godbold

VP of Operations / Chief Operations Officer

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Knoxville

David Hall

Executive Vice President

University of Tennessee Medical Center

Knoxville

Jason Little (ex officio)

President and Chief Executive Officer

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Memphis

Dr. Wendy Long, M.D., MPH (ex officio)

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tennessee Hospital Association

Brentwood

James Proctor

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Regional One Health

Memphis

Deann Thelen

Chief Executive Officer

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital

Jackson

Monica Wharton

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Memphis

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