January 20 2012 - TMF Announces New Chief Financial Officer

For Immediate Release

January 20, 2012

For more information:
John Moore
Public Information Officer
Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics
(903) 531-4542


TYLER, TX -- Officials with Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics announced that Joyce Anne Hester, CPA has been elevated to Senior Vice President and System Chief Financial Officer. Mrs. Hester has served as the System's Vice President of Financial Operations since 2004. Since joining Trinity Mother Frances in 1982, Joyce has served in several capacities including Administrative Director of Business Services, controller and accounting manager.

"During her 30 years of service, Joyce has played a pivotal role in the growth of Trinity Mother Frances and in the expansion of the services we provide. As we celebrate Trinity Mother Frances' 75th year of service in 2012, I have full confidence that her financial leadership and commitment to the community will position our organization for an exceptional next 75," said Lindsey Bradley, FACHE, president, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics.

Mrs. Hester received her undergraduate degree in accounting from Pan American University in Brownsville, Texas, where she graduated summa cum laude. She is a Fellow with the Health Care Financial Management Association.

Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics includes The Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, Mother Frances Hospital-Tyler, Mother Frances Hospital-Jacksonville, Mother Frances Hospital-Winnsboro, Trinity Mother Frances Rehabilitation Hospital, affiliated with HealthSouth, Tyler ContinueCARE Hospital, a long-term acute care facility, and Trinity Clinic. Trinity Clinic is the area's preferred multispecialty medical group, with over 300 physicians and mid-level providers representing 38 specialties in 36 clinic locations serving east Texas. For more information on services available through Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics, visit tmfhc.org.

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