Chief Executive Officer
David McKnight first joined Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as the Chief Financial Officer in November 2015. David McKnight has been with HCA Virginia since 2010 in various strategic and leadership positions.
Prior to coming to Spotsylvania Regional, David was the AVP of Finance and Controller of LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, Virginia. He worked closely with the other hospitals’ CFOs and controllers, as well as supply chain and revenue cycle leadership regarding hospital financials and operations. Before his LewisGale position, he was the finance director for Carilion Clinic for the Department of Medicine Physicians.
David has a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Marketing Management, and a Masters of Business Administration from Radford University. He and his wife, Sabrina have three sons, and love being a part of Fredericksburg.
Chief Operations Officer
J. Ryan DeWeese
Ryan DeWeese joins Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as Chief Operations Officer. Ryan began his healthcare career as Administrative Resident at HCA, (Hospital Corporation of America), Reston Hospital Center in June 2011. He brings a vast array of operational expertise, strategic planning, and healthcare growth experience throughout his HCA career.
Ryan previously served as Associate Administrator for HCA Virginia’s CJW Medical Center in Richmond and most recently was the Chief Operations Officer and Ethics and Compliance officer for HCA’s Frankfort Regional Medical Center in Frankfort, Kentucky.
Ryan received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and continued his education to earn a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Ryan is a current member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He most recently served as a board member for United Way of Frankfort County and previously served as a member of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Ryan is married to wife, Kara and has two daughters- Chloe and Kensington.
Chief Nursing Officer
Kimberly Jarrelle, MSN, RNC-OB
Kim Jarrelle joins the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as Associate Chief Nursing Officer. She brings over 10 years of nursing experience. She earned her nursing Diploma at Bon Secours School of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia and furthered her education by obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Masters in Nursing Administration and Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Kim has held various nursing leadership roles as a Clinical Nurse Educator, Nurse Manager and Nursing Director prior to being named Associate Nursing Officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.
She has had two abstracts accepted for poster presentations at national conferences, Implementation of the LAMPET Study at a Community Hospital, Using the LAMPET Study to Promote Evidenced Based Practice, and Promoting Family Centered Care: Getting Preeclamptic Moms Together with their Babies. Kim is certified in In-Patient Obstetrics.
Kim serves on the March of Dimes Maternal Child Health State Committee and Tribute Chair for the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year.
Vice President of Human Resources
Rosemary Loring joins Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as vice president of human resources. A native Philadelphian, Rosemary’s career began in telecommunications, progressing to leadership positions in strategic planning and human resources at Verizon. She added to her experience in human resources by leading the sales and operations for 35 bank branches in the Philadelphia market. Also an entrepreneur, Rosemary most recently had huge success building a temporary staffing business.
Rosemary’s extensive career brought her back to Northern Virginia and the Hampton Roads area for five years, and she’s delighted to be back and join the Spotsylvania Regional Medical Team. Rosemary is a graduate of Immaculata University and earned a law degree from The George Washington University. She and her husband Dave are empty nester and are looking forward to becoming part of the Fredericksburg community.
Vice President of Quality
Stephany H. Hunter, MSN, RN
Stephany Hunter is named Vice President of Quality Services at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Stephany joined Spotsylvania Regional in 2010, working in various leadership roles within the hospital. She brings a great wealth of project management and team development to improve the patient experience as well as patient outcomes.
Prior to her new role, her most recent position was the Director of Advanced Clinicals. As the Director, Stephany has been instrumental in the Quality Department developing, creating and leading initiatives to enhance the work of our staff and physicians. Other positions held include Quality Improvement Specialist and System Manager for Centricity Perinatal Database (EHR).
Stephany completed her Associates Degree in Nursing from Germanna Community College, received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, and is currently in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Grand Canyon University.
As a native of Fredericksburg, Stephany enjoys spending time with family and loves gardening and other outdoor activities.