Chris Chandler, CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Monroe Regional Hospital

Chris Chandler was named Chief Executive Officer of Monroe Regional Hospital in Aberdeen MS in October of 2017. Mr. Chandler has more than 18 years of healthcare operations experience.

Before he joined Monroe Regional Hospital, Mr. Chandler served as the CEO of Pioneer Community Hospital of Aberdeen for 3 years where he was responsible for all hospital, clinic, and ancillary services. He was also the Corporate Patient Services Director for Pioneer Health Services for 4 years which included clinical oversight of multiple facilities across the southeast. Chris was instrumental in developings and implementing standardized clinical protocols, policy and procedure, quality adherence programs, and patient centered care methodologies.

As a member of the company’s Quality Management System Board, he strategically helped lead the corporation’s facilities in obtaining the highly coveted DNV accreditation and ISO certifications. Prior to that position, Mr. Chandler has served in a variety of other hospital settings including Chief Nursing Officer (Ackerman, MS), Nurse Manager (Houston, MS) and Emergency Room Staff Nurse (West Point, MS). Chris’s patient centered background and his genuine desire to serve his community uniquely equips him as a healthcare executive.

Mr. Chandler received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from MUW in Columbus, Mississippi. He continues to maintain his clinical certifications to remain up to date on current standards of clinical medicine.

Chris Chandler and his wife Kelley, along with their 3 children, Evan, Bailey and Mary Helen, currently reside in Mantee, MS.   He is an active member of First Baptist Church in Mathiston and serves as the Discipleship Training Director, small group leader and Deacon. Chris also is an active board member with the Webster County Homeschool Association and Aberdeen Rotary.