Chief Executive Officer
Bradley S. Talbert, FACHE
Bradley S. (Brad) Talbert, FACHE, joined Piedmont Medical Center in June, 2016. He previously served as the CEO for Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, SC, where he led the hospital to two Circle of Excellence recognition awards within Tenet Health, which is Tenet’s highest recognition for hospitals that have demonstrated exceptional performance in Quality, Satisfaction, and Operations. Brad has more than 15 years of hospital executive leadership and management experience at hospitals in South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, board-certified in healthcare management, and received the 2014 ACHE Regent's Early Career Healthcare Executive Award for South Carolina. He was also recognized by Governor Nikki Haley and the SC Department of Commerce as the 2015 Economic Ambassador for Jasper County, SC. Brad holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, and a master's degree in health administration from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.
Chief Financial Officer
Alice Rigdon joined Piedmont Medical Center in April 2014. She previously served as Director of Outpatient Strategy & Development for Tenet’s Outpatient Services Division. Prior to joining Tenet Alice worked for McKinsey & Company, Deloitte Consulting, and Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, LLP. Alice earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Furman University and completed her master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chief Operating Officer
Christina Oh joined Piedmont Medical Center in December 2012. She previously served as Physician Relationship Manager and Recruiter for Hilton Head and Coastal Carolina Hospitals, Assistant Vice President of Outpatient Services at Coastal Carolina Hospital, and most recently as Vice President of Business Development here at PMC. Christina holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University and a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Vice President of External Affairs
Amy Faulkenberry joined Piedmont Medical Center in December 2012, bringing with her a wealth of experience in marketing and an in-depth knowledge of our community. She previously worked in pharmaceutical sales for Pfizer, Astra Merck, and Johnson & Johnson, and has previously served as Director of Marketing & Public Relations and Vice President of Business Development here at PMC. Amy earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Management & Marketing and is completing her MBA at the University of South Carolina.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Elizabeth Elich comes to PMC from Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina. While there, she served as the Chief Human Resources Officer since 2006. She has worked as a Critical Care Staff Nurse and Critical Care Instructor. She has also served as a Director of Clinical Affiliations, Nursing and Allied Health Recruitment. She earned her Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Loyola University Chicago and her Bachelors in Nursing from Indiana University.
Associate Administrator, Vice President Clinical Quality
Jamillah Hasan-Jones, RN, FACHE, joined Piedmont Medical Center in May 2008 as Director of Clinical Quality Improvement. Prior to joining Piedmont, Jamillah served as an Assistant Director at a not-for-profit system, helping to oversee an acute care facility, ambulatory centers, and both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units. Jamillah earned her bachelor's degree in Biology from Columbia College, her nursing degree from Carolinas College of Health Sciences, and her master’s degree in Business from University of Phoenix.