Rod Harkleroad

Rod Harkleroad

Chief Executive Officer


Rod has served as CEO of Haywood Regional Medical Center for over two years and previously served as CEO for Trousdale and Riverview Regional Medical Center. He also served as CNO of Sumner Regional Medical Center and prior to that worked as Director of Director Critical Care Unit, Medical Surgical Unit and Corporate Training and Education.


Rod grew up in Tennessee. He received his Bachelor Degree in Nursing at Western Kentucky University School of Nursing and Masters of Management in Health Care at Vanderbilt University.


Rod is married to Mindy and they have 3 boys ages 15, 12, and 8. He currently serves on the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development.


Susan Mahoney

Susan Mahoney

Chief Nursing Officer

Chief Nursing Officer at Haywood Regional Medical Center since 2016. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Ms. Mahoney was Chief Nursing Officer at Meadowview Regional Hospital in Kentucky. She had an extended career at HCA before joining LifePoint Health.


Jeff Meigs

Jeff Meigs