Alicia Plunkett, MSN, DNP, CEO
Alicia Plunkett, MSN, DNP has been a psychiatric nurse for 30 years and is experienced in mental health and substance abuse care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis, University of St. Francis, and Walden University. Alicia holds a Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Healthcare Administration, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Alicia has been part of the Parkwood Family for over 15 years serving in various roles that include CNO, COO, and Interim CEO. She can be found throughout the facility, stepping in to help ensure our patients receive superior, quality care.
David Denegri, Chief Financial Officer
David has been the CFO of Parkwood for five years. He graduated from Christian Brothers University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. He is a licensed certified public Accountant and has worked in healthcare finance for over 25 years.
Ann Carson, RN, JD, Director of Risk Management
Ann has over 25 years of healthcare experience. She completed her RN studies at Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1990, a BS at Belmont University in 1998, and her Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Ann has experience in a wide variety of nursing areas and hospital leadership roles. She also has experience practicing medical malpractice defense law and medical-legal consulting.
Julia E. Dorman, Director of Human Resources
Julia has been with Parkwood for three years. She has over 25 years in human resources and has worked in government contracting, education and healthcare. She is experienced in employee engagement, company culture development, recruitment, benefits administration, compensation, mediation, strategic management and collective bargaining. Julia holds a master’s degree in human resources from Troy State University. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a senior certified professional from the Society of Human Resources Management.