The Magnolia Regional Medical Center Board of Directors announces the appointment of Brett Kinman as Chief Executive Officer effective May 2022. Kinman brings more than 25 years of healthcare management experience to Magnolia. He will succeed Rex Jones as CEO. Jones served over five years at MRMC before announcing his resignation earlier this year.

Mr. Kinman most recently served as Administrator of CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall, Texas, and CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital in Atlanta, Texas. His past experience also includes leadership positions at Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, and Harris Hospital in Newport.

“The Board of Directors looks forward to welcoming Brett Kinman to MRMC,” states Dr. John Alexander, Chairman of the Board. “We believe Brett’s leadership experience, healthcare knowledge, and personality are a wonderful fit for our hospital. Kinman will be a welcome addition to our hospital and the medical community.”

In accepting the position, Kinman stated, “I am very excited about the leadership role at Magnolia Regional Medical Center and look forward to being an active part of the community.”

Mr. Kinman was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He is a Biomedical Science graduate of Texas A&M University. He obtained his master’s degree in healthcare administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.

Mr. Kinman and his wife, Leslie, are the parents of one daughter, Mackenzie, who attends Sam Houston State University. Kinman enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, and assisting his wife with home improvement projects.