Amory, MISSISSIPPI – Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center recently announced that Allen Tyra has accepted the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Gilmore in Amory, Mississippi. Tyra moves from his position as the CEO at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon, MS where he has been since 2007. Tyra has been with Health Management since 2000 serving at several hospitals including Lehigh Memorial in Lehigh Acres, Florida, Natchez Community Hospital in Natchez, and Riley Hospital in Meridian.
“I am very excited to be coming to Amory”, said Tyra. “Gilmore is an outstanding hospital and I look forward to working alongside all the physicians and associates who provide such great quality care. I’m anxious to have the opportunity to bring my family into such a warm community.”
Tyra received his Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care and his MBA from the University of South Alabama. He has been in healthcare since 1987 and in a leadership role since 1999. Tyra officially begins his new role on June 5, 2013.