Southern Health Announces Promotions

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Southern Health Partners Inc., a correctional healthcare provider based in Chattanooga, promoted several members of its management team to senior company officer positions.
SHP, which provides medical, mental health and dental care to county jail inmates in 12 states, named Jennifer Hairsine president and CEO. Hairsine, who previously served as executive vice president, has been with the company since it was created in 1994.
“Jennifer has been the driving force that brought together a superb operations management team and a solid standard of practice,” says Jeff Reasons, chairman and CEO.
Wes Williamson was named executive vice president and chief development officer. Williamson joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing in 2004 after 15 years in the law enforcement industry.
Susan Bryson, who joined SHP in 2007, was promoted to vice president and CFO. The company also promoted Katie Utz, who joined SHP in 2003, to vice president of human resources.