WCCH Announces New HR Director

May 1, 2015

Wythe County Community Hospital announced today that Kristie Walker, MPH, SPHR, SHRM-SCP has joined as Human Resources Director.  Walker comes with a wealth of experience within the healthcare industry, having spent the last six years at LewisGale Montgomery Hospital where she was instrumental in strategic alignment and brings technical knowledge of human resources functions to her new position.

Walker comments, “I am excited to start a new challenge within Wythe County Community Hospital and look forward to working with the WCCH team. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected hospital that prides itself on quality of care for the communities the hospital serves.”

Walker received her Bachelor of Arts in Business at Bluefield State College, Bluefield West Virginia and Masters in Public Health Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.  Walker has certifications with the following organizations: Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.  Walker graduated from the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Leadership program and the College Business Management Institute.  

“I’m very excited to have Kristie join our team at Wythe County Community Hospital.  Kristie brings a wealth of knowledge to the hospital, including talent management and culture development. I look forward to working with Kristie, as we continue to build a world class organization”, states Chad Melton, CEO.