Lorraine Smith, CEO

Kerry Trapnell, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Kerry Trapnell serves as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Monroe County Hospital.  Kerry is the Chief Administrative Officer for Aletheia Health Partners, Inc., offering strategic advisory services, interim leadership, and hospital management to rural hospitals.  Aletheia Health Partners manages the daily operations of Monroe County Hospital.

Kerry has over 25 years of rural healthcare experience in various leadership roles such as CFO, CEO and Consultant.  These roles have occurred in Critical Access, Acute Care, and Post-Acute Care hospitals.  His focus has centered around financial turnarounds through service growth and revenue generation, to keep much needed healthcare in rural communities.  Kerry recently led the charge for the first successful critical access hospital conversion in Georgia in nearly 20 years. 

His past work has brought recognition including CEO of the Year and Hospital of the Year, as well as Georgia’s Community Star from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. His hospitals have also won several awards for patient quality including Top 10% in the nation for Patient Outcomes on numerous occasions.  He has also served on many community and non-profit boards throughout his career.