Caris Healthcare Promotes Brad Rector to Senior Vice President of Operations


July 19, 2016
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Caris Healthcare has promoted Brad Rector, who has more than 16 years of experience in the field, to senior vice president of operations.

“Brad has provided excellent operational management and leadership as regional director,”
Caris Healthcare CEO Norman McRae said. “We look forward to him providing that same level of expertise across our full five-state service area as our footprint expands. We expect Brad to continue facilitating excellent patient care and serving our patients’ needs with compassion and respect.”

Rector joined Caris as west regional director of operations in February 2014 and transitioned to serve as regional director of Caris’ east operations the following year. Prior to joining Caris, Rector worked as an administrator at National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) for 13 years.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Missouri State University. Rector has been married for 12 years to wife Stacy Rector and has three children, Teague, Julia and Edie. Rector enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, hiking/outdoors, University of Tennessee athletics, running, traveling to new places, music and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

About Caris Healthcare

Caris Healthcare provides hospice and palliative care to patients who are affected with life-limiting diseases. Caris has 27 locations covering Tennessee, Virginia, Missouri, South Carolina and Georgia. With a mission to “provide hospice care with grace,” Caris has served more than 38,000 patients and nearly 4,500 patients in 2015 alone. Caris stays grounded in the values of compassion, accountability, respect, integrity, and service. The word ‘Caris’ comes from an ancient Greek word meaning ‘grace.’ The last days of life are a sacred time, and Caris feels strongly that grace should be present when and where it is needed most.