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 Master’s 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 will provide 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 will also be 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.

Benjamin Brown, MHSA
Chief Operating Officer

Benjamin (Ben) Brown currently serves as the COO of StoneSprings Hospital Center, a 124-bed, full- service acute care facility. He has been with HCA since June 2008. In June 2011, Ben was accepted into the HCA COO Development Program and was promoted to COO in December 2013.

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.

Karen Harris, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Vice President of Quality

Tiffani Smith, MBA
Vice President of Human Resources