Bath Community Hospital (BCH) is pleased to announce that Deb Shipman has joined the staff as Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Shipman comes to Bath County from Augusta County, where she and her husband own a small farm. Prior to relocating to Augusta County, Deb served most recently as the Vice President for Rehab & Senior Care Services at Centra Health in Lynchburg, Virginia. Prior to that, she held executive leadership positions in both finance and operations at several healthcare organizations in New Hampshire including 7 years as CFO for a Critical Access Hospital like BCH.
In her role at BCH, Ms. Shipman will serve as a member of the executive team and will oversee all financial operations, including budgeting, capital planning, patient accounting and financial reporting. She will also be in charge of several support departments.
“I’m delighted to call Bath County my new home, both personally and professionally,” said Ms. Shipman . “I’m very excited to be part of this team. The culture here is one that supports the best possible care delivered by compassionate and caring individuals. I’m proud to be affiliated with such an organization.”
“Deb brings years of financial & operational experience in the health care arena to BCH, and also has just the right personality to be able to interface well with staff across all departments,” said Kathy Landreth, Chief Executive Officer of BCH. “We are so pleased to welcome her aboard.”
Ms. Shipman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Babson College in Massachusetts and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from New Hampshire College, now Southern New Hampshire University, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Deb and her husband will make their home in Bath County. When not working, she enjoys walking, reading and playing with her grandchildren.