The Vizient Southeast Board of Directors is comprised of one executive leader from each member organization.
Below is the list of the current Vizient Southeast Board of Directors:

W. Russell Tyner

President & CEO, Baptist Health

At-Large Member of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Russ Tyner is President & Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health in Montgomery, AL since March 2004. Prior to joining Baptist Health, Mr. Tyner served 14 years as Chief Operating Officer for UAB Medical West Hospital.

Tyner received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications in 1982 from the University of Alabama and has completed advanced healthcare certification at the University of Michigan School of Business at Ann Arbor.

Bryan N. Kindred

President & CEO, DCH Health System

Secretary of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Bryan Kindred is President ∓ CEO of DCH Health System since 1996. He began his tenure with DCH in 1985 serving as Assistant Administrator, Ancillary Services, Associate Administrator, Ancillary Services and Administrator of DCH Regional Medical Center.

Kindred holds a master’s degree from Troy State University, a bachelor’s degree from Columbus State Community College, and an Associate Degree from Chattahoochee Valley Community College.

Carlton DeVooght

CEO, Flagler Health+

Finance Committee Member, Vizient Southeast

Jeff Feasel

President & CEO, Halifax Health

Chairman of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Jeff Feasel serves as President & CEO of Halifax Health since January 2005. He joined Halifax Health in 2000 where he held various roles including Chief Operating Officer, President and CEO of Patient Business and Financial Services, and Vice President of Halifax-Fish Community Hospital.

Feasel received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio.

Jeff Samz

CEO, Huntsville Hospital Health System

Mark Nix

President & CEO, Infirmary Health System

Vice Chairman of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Mark Nix serves as President & CEO of Infirmary Health System in Mobile, AL. He joined Infirmary Health System as Vice President of Real Estate and Property Management and subsequently served as VP-Infirmary Medical Clinics, Senior VP/CFO, President and COO before being named President & CEO in January 2009.

Nix graduated from the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He obtained his Certified Public Accounting designation in 1981 and practiced public accounting with a national firm before joining a real estate development and management company in Mobile.

Jamal Hakim, MD

Chief Operating Officer, Orlando Health

At-Large Member of the Board, Vizient Southeast

George Mikitarian

President & CEO, Parrish Medical Center

Treasurer of the Board and Finance Committee Chairman, Vizient Southeast

George Mikitarian has led Parrish Medical Center (PMC) as President/CEO since 2001. He began his tenure with PMC in 1996 as Chief Operating Officer.

Mikitarian is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with a Doctorate in Healthcare Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina, a master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Indiana University School of Medicine, and a bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Bridgewater State College.

Louis Bass

CEO, Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center

At-Large Member of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Mr. Bass was named CEO of Regional Medical Center in December 2014. He has served at RMC for more than 16 years as CFO. Prior to serving as CFO, he was assistant vice president of finance and corporate compliance officer. Before joining RMC, Mr. Bass served as CFO and director of finance for 11 years at Lloyd Noland Hospital in Fairfield, Ala.

Tina Comissiong

 CEO, Schneider Regional Medical Center

Ronald E. Dean

CEO, South Georgia Medical Center

Finance Committee Member, Vizient Southeast

Mark O’Bryant

President & CEO, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

At-Large Member of the Board, Vizient Southeast

Mark O’Bryant assumed the role as President & CEO of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Inc. in July 2003.

O’Bryant came from Memorial Health Care System in Chattanooga, TN where he served as Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.

O’Bryant is a Diplomat in the American College of Health Care Executives and an Adjunct Professor with the University of Alabama, Birmingham. His undergraduate degree is from Brigham Young University; his Master of Health Administration and Master of Business Administration degrees are from Georgia State University.