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Jeremy Lyman is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Mountain Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital located in Blanding, Utah. He has led the hospital in this role since January, 2014. Prior to that he served as Chief Financial Officer.

As CEO, Lyman's focus is on working with the board to develop the mission, vision, and values of the organization and promoting a culture built around those values. He and his team have developed a leadership model to promote this culture and values. The leadership model is designed to 1) "hire for culture," 2) provide the tools, training, and resources needed to be successful, 3) communicate clear expectations, 4) empower leaders and staff to make decisions and produce results, 5) hold them accountable, and 6) reward them for excellent performance and continually coach them when opportunities for improvement exist.

Lyman and Blue Mountain Hospital have received various awards over the years, including Lyman's recognition by the Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health as "Outstanding Rural Hospital Administrator" in 2015, and "Excellence in Care During COVID-19" in 2021.

Lyman received his bachelor's in science and Master of Business Administration from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. More recently, he earned a Doctor in Science degree in Healthcare Leadership from University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He and his wife, Heather, reside in Blanding, Utah with their four children.

Trent Herring is the Chief Operating Officer at Blue Mountain Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital located in Blanding, Utah. He has been in this position since April 1, 2018. Prior to that, he was employed by Blue Mountain Hospital as the Facilities Manager and the Materials Manager dating back to September 2009.

As COO, Herring has worked to increase current service lines with the Laboratory, Radiology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, and Dietary.

Herring received his Bachelor's in Business Administration from American Intercontinental University. Herring received his Master's of Business Administration through Boise State University. He and his wife, Bailey, reside in Blanding, Utah with their four children.

Kent Turek is the Chief Financial Officer at Blue Mountain Hospital. He began his career at BMH as a Registered Nurse in March of 2012. Shortly after, Turek became the Chief Nursing Officer in 2013 and was promoted to his current role in 2018. His goal is to more closely align the clinical aspects and the business aspects of healthcare and help break down barriers to understanding/collaboration.

Turek received his Bachelor's of Science/Nursing with his RN licensure from Southern Utah University. He completed his Master's in Business Administration in 2017 from the University of Utah.

He and his wife, Alyssa, reside in Blanding, Utah with their four children. He and his family love participating in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping.

Sulane Knight is the Chief Nursing Officer at Blue Mountain Hospital. Prior to her current position, she was the Director of Nurses for four and a half years. Sulane graduated from Utah State University in April 2012 and started working for the hospital in June 2012 as a registered nurse. Sulane was fortunate to have worked in every department in the hospital before being made the Director of Nurses, which has provided her with a greater level of understanding and insight into managing them.

Sulane recently graduated from Dixie State University with her Bachelor's degree in nursing and is looking forward to earning her Masters's degree in the next couple of years. As the CNO, Sulane's goal is to drive patient safety and increase patient care while driving better outcomes for patients. She has helped to grow an extensive program in which she facilitates and encourages her patient care techs to become nurses and assists them with flexible schedules while they attend school.

Sulane and her husband, Durk, reside in Blanding, Utah, with their six children. She and her family love being involved in sports and recreational activities within the community.