News Staff Report
Wes Nall has been named as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Escambia County Healthcare Authority. Nall will be responsible for the areas of finance, materials management, information technology, health information management and revenue cycle for the organizations under ECHCA. He will assume the role from Stephen Fischer who is set to retire later this year. [Fischer was recently named interim CEO following Jeff Booth’s resignation.]
“Wes has been a great addition to our health system and has served in many capacities over the last several years as our organization continued to change,” ECHCA CFO Stephen Fischer said. “We are very fortunate to have Wes’ hospital experience and credentials as part of our healthcare organization and I feel he will continue to provide the much-needed financial insight as we move forward with the development of our health system here in Escambia County.”
Nall has a Bachelor’s of Science in Consumer Sciences and Financial Planning from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Most recently, Nall has served as the Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) Controller. Prior to joining ECHCA, Nall held the position of CFO for multiple entities including Monroe County Hospital; Dr. Huey Kidd’s Physician Office in Thomasville, Ala.; and Tri County Medical Center in Evergreen, Ala. In addition to his CFO experience, Nall has also served as Clinic Administrator at Grove Hill Healthcare, CEO of Grove Hill Hospital and CEO of Monroe County Hospital.
Nall has also served as Chairman of the United Bank Advisory Board, Chairman of The Monroe County YMCA Board, Treasurer of the Monroeville / Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, as well as coached many little league teams.
“Wes has also played an integral role in the transition of Atmore Community Hospital from Infirmary Health System,” Fischer said. “Over the last year, he has served as the hospital controller and has done an excellent job working to build a great accounting team.”