Ft. Smith, Ark. - Mercy Fort Smith is pleased to announce the hiring of Brent Hubbard as hospital chief operating officer. Hubbard comes to Arkansas from Texas where he served as COO of Medical Center of McKinney. Prior to that, he worked at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville and Woodward Regional Hospital in Woodward, Ok.
Hubbard is a native Oklahoman, having received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University and his master’s degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
As hospital COO, Brent will have responsibility for a number of key hospital departments. He will also have oversight of Mercy’s regional hospitals in Ozark, Paris and Waldron as Mercy works to expand services in these critical access facilities.
Brent and his wife, Hilary, have relocated to Fort Smith with their three children.