January 23, 2018 – McLeod Health is pleased to announce that Scott Montgomery has been named the new Administrator of McLeod Loris.
With the growth of Horry County, and strategic opportunities identified at McLeod Health Loris, the need for a full time leader to focus on this work was determined. As Administrator of McLeod Health Loris, Scott will implement management action plans and will be responsible for the establishment, maintenance, and enhancement of quality health services in accordance with the philosophy and mission of McLeod Health. Scott has exhibited outstanding leadership and a servant’s heart in his previous positions, living the values of McLeod Health.
“Scott has a record of success leading growth and development in a regional multi-hospital health care system, working on efforts to increase revenue, surpass customer needs, cost containment, and developing vision and strategy,” stated McLeod Health President, Rob Colones. “He is an excellent communicator and has developed strong relationships with physicians, colleagues, staff and patients.”
A member of the McLeod team since 2008, Scott has served the organization in McLeod Health Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast as Director of Rehabilitation, Associate Vice President, Rehabilitation Services/Orthopedic Services (Therapy, Fitness, Diabetes Management, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation).
He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Western Kentucky University in Communication Disorders and Master’s Degree at Western Kentucky University in Speech-Language Pathology. Previous work assignments include serving at Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) as Administrator from 2002 to 2008 and Director in various settings including acute care, outpatient, skilled nursing facility and home health from 1996 to 2016. Scott also has previous teaching experience related to his clinical disciplines.
A Merit Award recipient for McLeod Loris Seacoast 2016, he is a member of the American Healthcare College of Executives; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is an active Fundraiser for American Heart Association, United Way, March of Dimes, and McLeod Health.
“It is an honor and a privilege to transition in this role. I am most appreciative for the opportunity and committed to the people and mission of McLeod Health. This role further underscores our dedication to the provision of quality healthcare in our region and investment in the community of Loris. My goal is to perpetuate the trust and confidence placed in our hospital and professionals,” stated Scott.
Scott is married to Mellissa, a Respiratory Therapist at McLeod Loris Seacoast; and they have twin sons, Conner and Collin, 16 and a daughter, Kenley, 8.