Massey Alumnus Stephen Bearden Named TriStar Hendersonville CFO

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center recently named Stephen Bearden, an alumnus of the Massey College of Business, as the hospital’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

“We are proud to have Stephen join our leadership team at TriStar Hendersonville as our new CFO,” said Regina Bartlett, chief executive officer of TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. “We know that his prior experience and the numerous contributions that he has made in service to sister HCA facilities, as well as his commitment to our mission, will help to further enhance the care and services TriStar Hendersonville provides our patients and community.”

Prior to joining the staff at TriStar Hendersonville, Bearden served for two years as an associate chief financial offer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, the 741-bed hospital in Nashville. Bearden’s career with HCA began in 2007 in the Internal Audit and Consulting department, based in Nashville, where he rose quickly from his position as a staff auditor to director by 2016.

Bearden is a Certified Public Accountant who earned a master’s degree in business administration with a major in healthcare management at Belmont’s Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business. He has been a member of the national Healthcare Financial Management Association since 2015. He is also a member of the Steering Committee at Gateway Community Church in Franklin and has been involved with various nonprofit organizations in Nashville, including Our Kids, Agape and CrossBridge ministries.