TriStar Health October 17, 2018

Veteran Behavioral Health Hospital Executive Will Lead Opening of New 60-bed Facility in Columbia, Tennessee

Brentwood, TN — TriStar Maury Behavioral Health Hospital welcomes Troy Chisolm, FACHE, as the hospital's new chief executive officer (CEO). Beginning November 12th,Troy will assume responsibility of the 60-bed behavioral health facility now under construction at 1001 North James Campbell Boulevard in Columbia, TN. Earlier this month, officials from TriStar Health and Maury Regional Health hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to officially launch construction of the $24.4 million and nearly 50,000 sq. ft. behavioral health hospital which is scheduled to open in late 2019.

With more than 24 years of administrative behavioral health experience, Troy has served in a variety of leadership roles throughout his career including most recently as the Administrator of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. Prior to that, he was president of the Behavioral Health Hospital at Cone Health in Greensboro, NC for six years.

"Troy is a proven leader and his extensive experience in the field of behavioral health administration will help to fill a tremendous need for local access to high-quality inpatient behavioral health services in Columbia and the surrounding area," said Heather J. Rohan, President and CEO of TriStar Health.

Troy is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the National Association of Health Services Executives and a member of the South Carolina Hospital Association. He is an advocate for mental health and has served on numerous boards within his community including the National Alliance of Mental Illness in Greenville, SC, Mental Health Association of Greensboro, NC, Habitat for Humanity and The Children's Museum of the Upstate. Troy also served as an AHA delegate member for The Joint Commission for the Behavioral Health Professional and Technical Advisory Committee.

"We look forward to working with Troy and the entire TriStar team as we develop the region's only inpatient behavioral health hospital. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in this field that will fill an existing void in our community and benefit patients for years to come," said Maury Regional Health CEO Alan Watson.

Troy received his Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration from Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

For more information, contact Joe Hagan, AVP of PR & Communications at TriStar Health at 615.500.6060 or Rita Williams, Director of Marketing at Maury Regional Health at (931) 540-4282.