NORTON, Va. - Stephen Sawyer has been named the new chief financial officer for Norton Community Hospital, a facility of Mountain States Health Alliance.
Sawyer will have responsibility over the financial operations of NCH as well as Dickenson Community Hospital and other MSHA services in Wise and Dickenson counties.
Sawyer has 23 years of experience in healthcare finance, including 11 years as a CFO. He comes to MSHA from Johnston Health, where he had served as the CFO for Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, N.C., since 2007. Sawyer has also served as the CFO for Newberry County Memorial Hospital in Newberry, S.C., and CFO for St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor, Maine.
He received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Maine at Orono in 2002. He has a bachelor's degree in finance from the same university.
Sawyer has also been an active member of the community, serving as a school board member, as assistant scout master and committee member with the Boy Scouts of America, and a member of the Exchange Club.