KINGSPORT -- Alice Pope, a respected healthcare finance executive and a senior leader at Wellmont Health System for the last three years, has been promoted to chief financial officer.
Pope has most recently served as senior vice president of finance, managed care and revenue cycle. She is a certified public accountant and has been with Wellmont for 12 years.
"After a national search, it is very gratifying to find the best candidate within Wellmont to guide our financial operations," said Denny DeNarvaez, president and CEO in a news release.
In her service as senior vice president, Pope has been instrumental in enhancing corporate treasury operations and in realizing significant improvements in the system's revenue cycle functions, including managed care contracting and system case management, the release stated.
Pope earned a bachelor's degree in commerce, with a concentration in accounting, from the University of Virginia and a master's in business administration from East Tennessee State University.
She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Managers Association, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Hospital Association.
Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville is a member of the Wellmont network.