Executive hospital leadership
Lance Jones, MHA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Lance started his career in Rehabilitation Services and over the past 14 years has served as Chief Operating Officer or Chief Executive Officer for hospitals in New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas and Tennessee. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for Coliseum Medical Centers, an HCA facility in Macon, GA.
Lance’s career has been highlighted by the growth that he has led his hospitals to achieve. Under his leadership, Coliseum Medical Centers achieved a series of notable accomplishments, including: the first da Vinci Xi platform in Middle Georgia, becoming a designated da Vinci robotic proctoring site for Colorectal Surgery and General Surgery, establishing a Maternal-fetal medicine telemedicine program, initiating a Graduate Medical Education program, and achieving Stroke and Chest Pain accreditations.
Prior roles were marked by significant achievement in improving Physician and Employee Satisfaction scores, extensive physician recruitment, and a significant improvement in Quality and Core Measure scores. Additionally, Lance led a $20 million hospital renovation and has consistently led double-digit surgical and admissions growth.
A native of New Zealand, Lance received a Bachelor’s of Science in Physiology and a Bachelor’s of Physical Therapy from the University of Otago before completing his Masters of Healthcare Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Lance is a Rotarian and active in a number of community organizations, including serving on the Board for United Way and Chair-Elect for the Chamber of Commerce.
In his role as CEO for StoneSprings Hospital Center, Lance provides leadership for the overall operation of the hospital including establishing the goals and vision to develop an organization that leads to ongoing excellence and effective business growth. He is also responsible for recruiting and retaining high caliber staff and physicians, and establishing external partnerships to build a better community in Loudoun County and the surrounding areas.
Amy Paratore, MBA, BSN, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Amy joined HCA/Reston Hospital in 2015 as Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. Amy was instrumental in the startup of their Level 2 trauma center. In November 2016, Amy took on the role as interim Chief Nursing Officer at StoneSprings Hospital Center.
Prior to joining HCA, Amy held various leadership positions with several hospitals including, Inova Fairfax Health System and Tampa General Hospital. She has extensive nursing leadership experience which includes oversight of Emergency Departments, ICU, Med/Surg, Flight, Trauma, Neuroscience and Poison Control Programs to name a few.
Amy has been married to Joe Paratore for over 35 years. Together they have two son’s Brian, TJ, and one daughter in-law Jenn. When not working Amy enjoys being with her large family and vacationing every few years in Italy.
Amy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University and her MBA from the University of Portland. She has held a NE-BC Nurse Executive Certification from ANCC.
Matt King, CPA
Assistant Chief Financial Officer
Serving as Assistant Chief Financial Officer, Matt King brings 6 years of healthcare finance experience. Matt has been a part of HCA since 2016 when he began his career with Internal Audit as an Audit Manager and was promoted to Senior Audit Manager one year later. Prior to joining HCA, Matt worked as a Senior Financial Analyst with Baxalta Incorporated. Matt is a Certified Public Accountant and he earned his Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University.
Heather Adams, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vice President of Human Resources
Heather Adams joined HCA in 2015 as the Human Resources Business Partner at Reston Hospital Center. Heather became the Human Resources Vice President for HCA’s StoneSprings Hospital Center in July 2018. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Christopher Newport University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from St. Mary's University in Minnesota. Heather brings vast experience in Healthcare Human Resources including strategic HR leadership, employee relations, leadership and development, talent acquisition, employee engagement and benefits.
Heather is a native Virginian, originally from the Richmond area. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, including vacationing at the beach.
Adam Greene, MHSA
Vice President of Operations
Adam Greene is the Vice President of Operations for StoneSprings Hospital Center. Prior to joining StoneSprings Hospital Center, Adam was the Senior Director of Bed Management for the HCA Capital Division in Richmond. Adam’s deep healthcare leadership experience also includes various roles with Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facilities, Assisted Living, and Home Healthcare. Adam earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from James Madison University and later earned a Master’s of Science in Health Science Administration from the same university. Adam is married to his wife Wendy. Together they have two daughters, Addison and Elizabeth.
Karen Harris, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Vice President of Quality
Karen Harris serves as the Vice President of Quality for StoneSprings Hospital Center. In this role, she works closely with leaders and frontline medical staff to implement strategies that support hospital quality and patient safety initiatives.
Prior to joining StoneSprings Hospital Center, Karen served as the Chief Nursing & Quality Officer for UVA Culpeper Hospital. Karen is passionate about patient safety and brings more than 30 years of experience to StoneSprings Hospital Center. She has successfully built a culture of service excellence and accountability and has provided guidance for all hospital regulatory requirements.
Karen earned her BSN from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and later earned her MSN from the University of Virginia. She is Lean Six Sigma certified through NC State Human Factors Engineering Department, and a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer. Karen is married to her husband Doug and together they have four sons, Chris, Ben, Jon and Jeff.