Meet Our Hospital Leadership at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle

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With decades of experience in health care, civic leadership and community, our hospital leadership team manages and develops medical services at Baptist Golden Triangle. Hospital administration officers, financial officers and associate administrators comprise our medical clinic’s leadership team. Together, they share a passion for delivering compassionate, quality health care close to home for Columbus, Mississippi, residents and those living in surrounding communities. Get to know our leaders below.

Paul Cade

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Cade, Administrator at Baptist Golden TriangleResponsibilities: The overall executive management of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.

Alicia Grant

Chief Nursing Officer

Alicia Grant, Assistant Administrator at Baptist Golden TriangleResponsibilities: The development and implementation of all nursing and related patient care activities.

Thomas Steadman

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Steadman, Chief Financial OfficerResponsibilities: Managing the hospital’s patient financial services, patient access, medical records, information systems, admissions, case management, outpatient testing, plant operations, biomed and materials management. He also serves as the hospital's chief privacy officer and compliance officer. 

Kayla Pruitt

Associate Administrator

Kayla Pruitt - Associate Administrator at Golden TriangleResponsibilities: Oversight of respiratory therapy/sleep center/neurodiagnostics, diagnostic imaging, cancer services, rehabilitation services, food services, lab, ambulance services/emergency management/safety and security, cardiovascular services, environmental services, laundry and pharmacy.

James Martin

Chief Medical Officer

James Martin MD, Chief Medical Officer at Baptist Golden TriangleResponsibilities: Dr. Martin has administrative responsibilities and serves as the liaison between hospital administration and the medical staff. He also has oversight for the hospital’s Graduate Medical Education program and the Hospitalist program.

Jenni Gordman

Human Resources Director

Jenni Gordman, Human Resources Director at Baptist Golden TriangleResponsibilities: All human resources activities, including recruiting, retention, engagement and volunteer services.

Belinda Sanderson

Administrative Director

Belinda Sanderson, Administrative DirectorResponsibilities: Quality and JCAHO, infection prevention, risk, patient relations, medical staff credentialing and accreditation compliance.