Gary Sharum - Administrator, Mercy Hospital Tishomingo

Gary Sharum began his health care career with Mercy at the age of 17, working as an orderly for Mercy Hospital Fort Smith. He went on to attend nursing school at the University of Arkansas. During his 30 years at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith, Gary worked in a variety of roles, ranging from nurse manager of a behavioral health program to director of human resources. Most recently, Gary worked as a registered nurse at Mercy Hospital Ardmore, where he served as a team leader in the emergency department and staff nurse in the cardiac catheterization lab.