Parkridge Health System August 01, 2017

Chattanooga, Tenn. — Tony J. Harper, MBA, has been named Parkridge Valley Hospital assistant administrator. He will help provide operations oversight for the four‐facility Parkridge Valley behavioral health system that includes the Parkridge Valley Adult & Senior and Parkridge Valley Child & Adolescent campuses, both in Chattanooga, Parkridge Valley Cleveland Outpatient and Mountainview Treatment Center in Jasper, Tennessee.

Harper has extensive experience in behavioral and acute healthcare leadership, previously serving as executive vice president of human resources and regulatory affairs at Strategic Behavioral Health in Memphis, Tennessee, and as vice president of human resources and administrative services at Sequel Management Services in Huntsville, Alabama.

“We are fortunate to have someone with Tony’s experience and background join our team,” Melissa Arkin, Parkridge Valley CEO, said. “Tony will be an outstanding leader and advocate for our patients, staff and community.”

Harper received his MBA from City University of Seattle in Bellevue, Washington, and his undergraduate degree from Newport University in Newport Beach, California.

In his spare time, Harper enjoys his dachshunds, travel and volunteering for community organizations and events that improve the lives of young people and their families.

“I’m looking forward to working with the outstanding Parkridge Valley care team to help fulfill our ongoing mission of providing exceptional behavioral care to our patients,” Harper said.