DHR completes president of Hoke County Hospital search

November 13, 2013

Fayetteville, NC - Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the placement of Velvette L. Jones as president of the new Cape Fear Valley’s Hoke County Hospital and campus. Executive Vice President Stuart “Skip” Fiordalis completed the search.

Jones will oversee the $100 million, 41-bed hospital scheduled to open in 2014 and the physician network supporting Hoke Healthcare. She is also responsible for Health Pavilion Hoke that opened in March with outpatient services, including family and primary care, imaging, obstetrics and gynecology, and a pharmacy.

Before joining Hoke County Hospital, Jones served as the vice president of Mainline Health System’s 319-bed Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania. In this position she was responsible for revenue cycle enhancement, operations, space planning, security, telecommunications, environmental services, food and nutrition, patient transport, sterile processing, materials management, respiratory therapy, sleep medicine, dialsis, patient registration and community health. She was also responsible for Mainline Health System’s bariatric and comprehensive wound care service lines.

Prior to this, Jones spent six years with Novant Health’s Huntersville Medical Center near Charlotte, NC serving as the center’s chief operating officer and a senior director.

Jones is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

She received a MBA from Webster University in St. Louis and a bachelor of science from Tennessee State University in Nashville

Established in 1989, DHR International is one of the largest retained executive search firms in the world, with more than 50 offices around the globe. We conduct search assignments at the board of director, C-level and functional vice president levels. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base. 

###