By Harold Bearden
Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 1:11 PM
Debbie Pace started her new duties in October as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lakeland Community Hospital. With an extensive educational background and years of work experience, she comes with a vision which is "improve access to local health care and be the hospital of choice for our community." Her mission is to make Lakeland a place patients want to chose, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.
Debbie is married to Alvie Pace (owned Straight Shooters - gun shop for a number of years). She has one son, Dustan, who is married and living in the the Anniston area. For the past five years she has resided in the Selma area where she had been COO since 2010 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center, a 175 bed for profit facility with LifePoint Hospitals.
Her strategic initiatives for the following year include quality care, service, growth, and improved operations. The new CEO welcomes your suggestions on how Lakeland Community Hospital can be the hospital of choice for our community. You can contact Debbie Pace at Lakeland Community Hospital.