Jeff Lingerfelt, Chief Executive Officer
Jeff Lingerfelt has more than 25 years of experience in health care administration. Prior to joining Heart of America Medical Center he was CEO of Creighton (Neb.) Area Health Services, a 25-bed critical access hospital, 47-bed nursing home, two clinics, a wellness center and home health agency.
Raised in western North Carolina, Lingerfelt graduated from of Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tenn., and earned an MBA at the University of Mary, Bismarck. He and his wife, Jenny, have three daughters, Rachael, Sarah-Kate and Annie Laurie. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fishing and reading, especially American history.
His personal philosophy: "I believe God put us here to serve and that we are most fulfilled when we are serving others."