Huntsville Memorial Hospital Announces New CFO Jim Jenkins

Huntsville, Texas (November 17, 2020) – Huntsville Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Jim Jenkins, Chief Financial Officer, who began his new role on November 16, 2020.

“We are delighted to welcome Jim to our staff, our executive team and our community,” said Steven Smith, HMH Chief Executive Officer. “Along with a strong healthcare background, Jim brings strength as a finance leader focused on financial stability, operational efficiencies and process improvements for sustainability and long-term success.” The core HMH Executive Team includes CEO Steven Smith, CFO Jim Jenkins, and Linda Lawson, MSN, RN, HACP, Chief Nursing Officer.

Jenkins’ background includes more than 20 years as a healthcare finance professional in a range of roles and organizations. His primary focus has been on Accounting Operations, Strategic Initiatives, Process Improvement and Service Line Development with companies such as UMASS Memorial Healthcare, HCA, and Steward Healthcare.

Prior to joining HMH, Jenkins served as Interim CFO for St. Joseph Medical Center, a 700+-bed hospital in Houston, where he began as Controller before rising to Assistant CFO then Interim CFO. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. and a MBA in Healthcare Management from West Texas A&M University.

Jenkins holds Six Sigma Certification and is a member of American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association and Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Smith shared, “Our leaders and talented staff remain devoted to exceptional care for the well-being of our regional communities.”

About Huntsville Memorial Hospital

Huntsville Memorial Hospital, Huntsville, Texas, is a 123-bed, Joint Commission‐accredited, not‐for‐profit acute care community hospital. HMH delivers quality healthcare services to the residents of Walker County and its surrounding communities, a population of more than 72,000. HMH and its dedicated staff offer compassionate care and the latest technologies and treatment solutions. HMH holds Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center designation. HMH keeps community health and wellness at the forefront of its mission. Please visit us at

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