Meet Our Leaders at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden

Brian Welton, Administrator and CEO

Brian Welton, Administrator and CEOResponsibilities: Overall executive management of the hospital. Welton came to Baptist as a Frank S. Groner Administrative Fellow and served as associate administrator at Baptist Golden Triangle, as well as operations director for Baptist Medical Group. He holds a Master’s degree in both Health Administration and Business Administration, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Carol A. Pahde, Chief Nursing Officer

Responsibilities: Oversees all areas of nursing and the development of all nursing and related patient care activities while serving with the hospital leadership team. Carol received a diploma in nursing from Jewish School of Nursing in St. Louis; a Bachelor of Science from South University; and an Executive Master of Nursing from the University of Memphis in 2013.