Lutheran Health Network has named Brent Parsons chief executive officer of Bluffton Regional Medical Center. Parsons has served as interim CEO at the hospital since August.
Parsons succeeds Aaron Garofola, who was appointed CEO of Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne. He previously served as assistance CEO at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, where he was responsible for strategic planning and overseeing administrative functions at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Wayne.
Parsons has also served as an administrative specialist at Lutheran Hospital. He earned his master’s in healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Twin Cities and his bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University.