Our Leadership

Spencer Thomas, CEO

Spencer Thomas brings more than 16 years of healthcare management experience to Central Carolina Hospital. Thomas come to us from another LifePoint Health, Inc. hospital as the Chief Operating Officer at Danville Regional Medical Center in Danville, VA.  He had oversight of the hospital's daily operations, providing administrative oversight of the ancillary and support departments as well as Surgical Services and Anesthesia.

Prior to joining LifePoint Health, Thomas served in several hospital leadership positions, including CEO of Tennova Newport Medical Center, of Community Health Systems, Inc. in Newport, TN. At East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro, GA Thomas served as COO. Before that, he also served as COO at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring, FL. Thomas was the Assistant Administrator at Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, VA.  

Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science from Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA.  He also earned a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. 

Jan Phillips, CNO

Jan Phillips has an impressive background in healthcare leadership. Her experience managing clinical teams and her background in a variety of clinical specialties is a great asset to our hospital and community.  

A registered nurse for more than 36 years, Phillips most recently served as Director of Nursing for Adult Acute Care & Emergency Nursing at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA; a 548-bed academic medical and surgical facility. Prior to that, she was the
Director of Surgical Inpatient/Emergency Nursing/Nursing Vascular Access Team/Care Coordination at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Phillips also served as their Director of Clinical Quality.  

Phillips has a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. As well as having a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Virginia. She has a Nurse Manager Fellowship from the American Organization of Nurse Executive (AONE). She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL).

Jared Stimpson, CFO

With more than 14 years of healthcare and finance experience, Stimpson is a proven leader in overseeing financial operations for healthcare organizations. Most recently, Stimpson was the Assistant Vice President at Parkview Health System in Pueblo, CO. Prior to that, he was the CFO/COO at Torrington Medical Campus for Banner Health in Torrington, WY.   

Stimpson holds a Master in Business Administration from Aspen University in Denver, CO and has a Bachelors in Accounting from Weber State University in Ogden, UT.  He is also certified in Healthcare Compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association.  A native of Idaho, he currently resides in Sanford, NC with his wife and 6 children.  He is already getting involved with the community and enjoys coaching his son's Sanford baseball team.