Executive Leadership Team

Henry County Medical Center is comprised of over 700 partners who are led by an executive leadership team and governed by a five member board of trustees.

Thomas H. Gee, FACHE
Administrator-Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Gee has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee since 1992.  Prior to his current position he served 15 years in various administrative roles with Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, Tennessee.  His experiences have ranged from a 1000 bed teaching hospital to suburban and rural community hospitals.  Under his leadership, Henry County Medical Center has doubled in size and scope of services.  He is a past chairman of both the Tennessee Hospital Association and the Hospital Alliance of Tennessee.  He was awarded the Meritorious Service Award for a Chief Executive Officer by the THA in 2003 and the Regent’s Award by the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2007.  He did his undergraduate work at DePauw University and earned his Master’s of Healthcare Administration from Washington University in St. Louis.  He is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Lisa Casteel
Assistant Administrator-Chief Financial Officer

Casteel joined Henry County Medical Center in 2005 and has a BBA with a Major in Accounting from the University of Memphis and an MBA with a concentration in Health Administration from Bethel University.  She is also a Certified Public Accountant.  Before joining Henry County Medical Center she held the position of Controller and Compliance Officer for Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tennessee and before that as Auditor for both KPMG in Nashville and Shreveport, LA, and Deloitte & Touche in Memphis.  As Assistant Administrator and Chief Financial Officer Casteel participates in Strategic Planning, Physician Alignment, and Physician Practice Management Strategies.  She has direct oversight of areas in Revenue Strategies and Revenue Cycle Management; Logistics and Materials Management; Information Systems, Health Information Management, and Technology Development; Accounting and Financial Reporting; and the Hospitalist Program.  She is an alumni with the West Star Leadership Program, an active member with Paris-Lakeway Kiwanis, serves on the Tennessee Hospital Association Investment Committee Board, and a supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in hopes for a cure to childhood cancer.

Ed Ledden
Assistant Administrator-Director of Human Resources

Ed Ledden has been at Henry County Medical Center since October 1995.  His primary responsibilities are Director of Human Resources, Risk Management, and Safety with the following departments reporting to him:  EMS, Home Health, Hospice, and Quality Improvement. 


Sandra Ray
Administrator-Henry County Healthcare Center

Sandra Ray came to Henry County Healthcare Center in 1998 from Arkansas.  She earned a Masters degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas and has worked in healthcare management for 34 years.  She is an active member of the Tennessee Health Care Association and her facility has won several awards of Excellence from the American Health Care Association.