TOM HASSETT JOINS COASTAL HOME CARE AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Coastal Home Care, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tom Hassett has joined its leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Tom is a very experienced professional overseeing the management of hospitals and development of new programs and services within large hospital systems. He most recently served as the VP of Corporate Operations at Carolinas Health Care System in Charlotte, the third largest non-profit public system in the country. In the mid-1990’s, Tom was Executive VP and COO with Candler Health System in Savannah. Tom’s background also includes state and national leadership roles in health care. His experience includes chairing the American Hospital Association’s Governing Council on Aging and Long Term Care. While in that role, he led the AHA’s development of a position paper on Care of the Elderly in the United States.
“We consider ourselves fortunate to have attracted such a talented, capable person as Tom. He has solid skills and experience, and he has the wisdom and insight the company needs to go to the next level operationally,” said President and CEO Martin Miller.
As Chief Operating Officer, Tom will provide leadership in the strategic planning process and manage the operational aspects of the annual budget. Tom will lead Coastal Home Care in overseeing major projects from beginning to end and will direct the activities of directors and department leaders.
Tom has his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and a Masters in Health Administration from Georgia State University. Tom is deeply experienced in supervision of staff, mentoring of future leaders, and generating excellent results.