---- — DERRY — Parkland Medical Center has welcomed its new leader.
Parkland’s staff, trustees and administration welcomed the hospital’s new Chief Financial Officer Chris Accashian.
Accashian takes over the reins at the Derry hospital and comes from Hospital Corporation of America’s Capital Division, based in Richmond, Va.
There, he served as Chief Operating Officer of Retreat Doctors’ Hospital. Before that, Accashian served as an associate administrator for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, also in Richmond.
Accashian holds a master’s degree in health administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also a Medicine Scholar and chapter president of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia.
He brings a long list of community service talents to the area, including helping at-risk families through home-based programs.
He and his wife Elizabeth are the parents of two children and have relocated to New Hampshire.
For more information about Parkland Medical Center, visit parklandmedicalcenter.com.