Jefferson Regional in Pine Bluff announces two promotions within the executive staff.
Peter Austin, who previously served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been named Senior Vice President/COO. Jeremy Jeffery, formerly Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), has been promoted to Senior Vice President/CFO.
A native of Mississippi, Peter Austin holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is board certified in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He first joined Jefferson Regional in 2012 as Vice President of Practice Management, and in 2017 became Vice President/COO.
Jeremy Jeffery is a Certified Public Accountant who first joined Jefferson Regional in 2008. He was named Vice President/CFO in 2020 and previously served in other leadership roles including Vice President of Strategy and Business Analytics. An Arkansas native, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Marketing from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.