Chad Melton, 40, started Monday, Feb. 13, as the new CEO of Fauquier Health.
Fauquier Health will host a “meet and greet event” for new CEO Chad Melton on Thursday, March 2.
Mr. Melton, 40, started Monday, Feb. 13, as the chief executive of Fauquier County’s largest business. He succeeds Rodger Baker, who will retire this year after 40 years with the local hospital and affiliated entities.
The reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. in he Sycamore Room at Fauquier Hospital.
Mr. Melton most recently worked two years as the CEO of Wythe County Community Hospital in Southwest Virginia. Tennessee-based LifePoint Health owns Wythe and an 80-percent interest in Fauquier Health.
“Interested residents are welcome to meet Mr. Melton, hear about his vision for Fauquier Health and ask questions,” hospital spokeswoman Robin Earl wrote in a press release about next Thursday’s event. “Members of the LifePoint Health senior management team will also be in attendance.”