Kimberly Wells was recently appointed chief executive officer of Pinewood Springs in Columbia. A joint venture with HCA Healthcare's TriStar Health and Maury Regional Medical Center, the 60-bed behavioral health hospital provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services to treat both adults and adolescents with mood, thought, and co-occurring disorders within a supportive and therapeutic environment.
Prior to the appointment, Wells was vice president of Operations for TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson. She earned her undergraduate degree in political communication from Juniata College and earned a master's in Health Policy & Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Wells spent the early part of her career at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she completed her post-graduate school fellowship in Hospital Administration, serving as a senior operations leader focused on growth and expansion.