Leadership & Staff

Troy Clark

Troy Clark, FACHE


Troy Clark, FACHE, was named CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Kingsport in December 2014. His experience includes serving in multiple leadership roles with Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center including vice president and chief operating officer, vice president of finance and operations as well as others. He is a Certified Healthcare Executive and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Troy received his bachelor’s degree in cardiopulmonary studies from the University of South Alabama and master’s degrees in business administration and health services administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Stan Hunt

Stan Hunt

Plant Operations Director

Stan joined HealthSouth in 2003 after a 23-year career in industrial construction. In addition to serving as the hospital's safety officer, his responsibilities also include the environment of care and maintenance. Stan is a certified instructor with the International Association of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention. He is a registered healthcare safety officer at a senior level with the International Board of Environmental Health and Safety. He also completed the State of Tennessee Food Service Training Program in 2004 and is an active member of the Sullivan County Emergency Management Program.

Joyce Jones

Joyce Jones, PHR

Director of Human Resources

Joyce has more than 11 years of healthcare experience as a human resources professional. She was born and raised in the Tri-Cities, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from King College in Bristol. She has received her PHR (Professional in Human Resources) Certification and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management. Joyce is also involved in the local chapter of the Healthcare Human Resource Association.

Michelle Lattier

Michelle Lattier

Director of Case Management

Michelle brings more than 10 years of social work experience to her position as director of case management at HealthSouth. She holds a master’s degree in social work from East Tennessee State University, where she was a member of Phi Alpha Honor Society. She holds an MSW license in the state of Tennessee and obtained her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Louisiana State University. A Louisiana native, Michelle and her family moved to Tennessee in 1995.

Debra Smith

Debra Smith, CRRN

Chief Nursing Offier

Debra has served in the healthcare industry for nearly 30 years. She received her nursing degree from Virginia Appalachian Tri-College Nursing Program. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Virginia Intermont and has been employed with HealthSouth since 1999. Debra is also a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN®).

Natalie Tilson

Natalie Tilson

Chief Financial Officer

Natalie joined HealthSouth in 1999. She has more than 14 years of healthcare finance experience and received her bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1992 from East Tennessee State University.

Amy Wilkinson

Amy Wilkinson

Director of Therapy Operations

Amy holds a master's degree in physical therapy from East Tennessee State University. She has been with HealthSouth since 2005. Amy first started working in the day treatment program and was promoted to director of physical therapy in 2010. She is a Neuro IFRAH certified therapist and APTA credentialed clinical instructor and says the best thing about physical therapy is meeting all kinds of people and being able to help them regain their lives.