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St. Mary’s Medical Center's executive team is dedicated to serving Eastern Jackson County with compassionate, high-quality healthcare with faith-based and family-centered care to our patients.

  • Mark Benz Mark Benz Regional Chief Executive Officer
  • Kelly Pearce Kelly Pearce, MHA, RN, FACHEChief Executive Officer
  • Michael Liston Michael Liston, MD, FACCChief Medical Officer
  • Emily Pegues Emily Pegues, MSN, BS, RN, NEA-BCChief Nursing Officer
  • Essence Montgomery Essence Montgomery, CPA, MBAChief Financial Officer
  • Prem Reddy Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCPChairman, President, and CEO of Prime Healthcare