National HealthCare Corp appoints two executives
Dr. Flatt joined NHC in 2005 as Senior Vice President of Development. On January 1, 2009, he was promoted to the role of NHC's President.
Dr. Flatt currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Council for Post Acute Care (CPAC) and the Boards of Directors of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and Nashville Inner City Ministry. He is a member of the Nashville Health Care Council.
Dr. Flatt received his B.A. degree from David Lipscomb College and his M.S. degree and Ph.D. from George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Ussery has been with the Company since 1980. On January 1, 2009, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of NHC.
During his tenure with NHC, Mr. Ussery has served as Senior Vice President of Operations, Senior Vice President of the Central Tennessee Region, Regional Vice President, and Administrator in multiple locations. He also won the top honor of NHC Administrator of the Year in 1989.
Mr. Ussery currently serves on the Board of Directors of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital and its foundation as well as the Board of the Christy Houston Foundation.
He has a B.B.A. from The University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University. ■