Montez Carter, PharmD, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health Of New England, effective October 3. Carter succeeds Reginald J. Eadie, M.D., MBA, who has held the top leadership role at Trinity Health Of New England since 2018 and will go on to serve as Senior Vice President of Physician Enterprise Development for Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health.
Carter began his career as a pharmacist, later transitioning to hospital leadership. He joined St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia, in 2010 as Vice President of Operations. He later served as President of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro and President of St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, before his most recent position as President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Health Care System, which includes three hospitals, a medical group, home health care/hospice agency, outpatient facilities and a retirement community. Carter was tapped to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinity Health Of New England following a nationwide search and a unanimous vote of the Board of Director’s selection committee.
“With his board knowledge and firsthand experience, Montez has unique depth and perspective in all areas of hospital operations, including clinical services, performance improvement, and high-quality patient care and safety,” said James C. Smith, Chair, Board of Trustees, Trinity Health Of New England. “These qualities, coupled with his demonstrated commitment to our Catholic Healthcare Mission, make Montez the ideal successor to current esteemed CEO Reggy Eadie, who has been promoted to oversee other activities at Trinity Health. Montez will lead our regional health ministry’s executive team, engage broadly with our caregivers and support our continued growth.”
Carter earned his doctoral degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). Carter also serves on several boards, including the American Hospital Association (AHA), Georgia Hospital Association and the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals.
“I welcome this exciting new opportunity and look forward to working with my Trinity Health Of New England colleagues to continue to respond to the needs of those we serve,” said Carter. “My promise is to keep our patients at the center of everything we do. By continuing to embrace innovation and transformation of healthcare delivery, we commit to provide the highest quality care, enhanced access and convenience, and unrivaled patient caring delivered by our devoted healthcare professionals. ”
About Trinity Health Of New England
Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, Michigan, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation serving communities in 25 states. Trinity Health Of New England has over 10,000 colleagues and is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; and Brightside for Families and Children. Visit TrinityHealthOfNE.org for more information and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @THOfNewEngland.