WELLSVILLE, NY (June 16, 2021) — Jones Memorial Hospital has announced the selection of Kristopher Green as the hospital’s Director of Human Resources. Kris assumes the position most recently held by Carrie Walker, who was promoted to Vice President of Medical Practices and Professional Services, in March 2021.
“We are fortunate to have Kris Green, who has a wealth of Human Resources experience, coming on board to take the reins in HR; he will serve our staff and facility very well,” said Eva Benedict, CEO at Jones. “Carrie has been a member of the administrative team for the past four years and a department director since 2008. She has experience leading and growing outpatient services, as well as the strategic leadership experience that will be valuable in her new role.”
Carrie Walker started her career at Jones as a Medical Imaging as a technologist in 2002. She was promoted to Director of Medical Imaging six years later and was named Executive Director of Human Resources in 2017. Carrie has a Bachelor of Science in Radiology & Science and a Master’s degree in Human Resources & Employee Relations. A native of Andover, Carrie and her husband, Kevin, raised their three children in her hometown: Colby, 20; Chris, 18, and Caroline, 16.
“Being a resident of Allegany County for the majority of my life I am well aware of the important place Jones Memorial has in the health of our community,” she said. “It is gratifying to be a member of the administrative team and to guide of our hospital into the future. This promotion brings me back to supporting the clinical practices, the cornerstone of healthcare, and I am looking forward to getting back to my roots.”
A life resident of Wellsville, Kris Green comes to Jones from Amazon Logistics where he was the Upstate NY Senior Regional Human Resources Business Partner and the interim Regional HR Manager for New York. Kris graduated from Thomas Edison State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration and Human Resources Management. He earned his Masters of Science in Human Resource Management at State University of New York at Stony Brook.
“Working in Human Resources allows me to support the organization’s most valuable resource – its people,” he said. “This, in turn, helps the organization accomplish its mission. I am very fortunate and proud to have joined the Jones Memorial Hospital team and am looking forward to working with everyone!”
Kris and his wife, Allison, have two children Wyatt, 7, and five-year-old Liam. A fan of baseball, Kris is involved in Little League and enjoys spending time with his family. He is involved in a number of community organizations including the American Legion and the Lions Club. He is also involved with the David A. Howe Public Library.
Please join Jones Memorial in welcoming Kris Green and congratulating Carrie Walker.