Skipper Bondurant

Member Name: Skipper Bondurant
Company Name: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City
Position: Administrator and Chief Executive Officer

Areas of Expertise:
I earned degrees in education, exercise and sports medicine, and business administration. I have worked in the health care industry since 2001 and have seen health care continue to change at a rapid pace. I work to ensure that our community hospital is positioned to continue to meet the medical needs of Union City and northwest Tennessee. This is my hometown community, and I am dedicated to continuing the standards in health care excellence currently in place at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. I enjoy maintaining a collaborative relationship with the medical staff and the community to ensure Baptist Union City is the hospital of choice for quality, patient-centered health care.

Other Interests:
I enjoy spending time with my wife Ginger and our children Carter and Shelby, and I have fun supporting their hobbies and interests. I have always been extremely passionate about coaching my children's sports teams. I like to lift weights and run. I participate in 5K races when I can. I enjoy spending time outdoors and hunting with family and friends. As a family, we find great joy spending time with our fellow congregants at Second Baptist Church-Union City.

Why did you join the Chamber?
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City appreciates the benefits and advantages of being a member of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is most helpful when promoting our new physicians, programs, and services. The staff has always been so accommodating when recruiting physicians to our community and when helping us share our news with fellow Chamber members and with new families and business leaders who have moved to the area. The Chamber supports the area businesses so well with their expertise and this helps strengthen the community in all areas of growth and prosperity.

Why do you serve on the Board of Directors?
I consider it an honor to represent Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City and the health care industry. As a member of the Board of Directors, I have the wonderful opportunity to discuss local hospital happenings and have the pleasure of networking and building relationships with others who are passionate about their organizations. Together, we are all proud to live, work, serve, and have fun in Obion County.

What is the Chamber's role in the business community?
The Chamber keeps business and civic leaders on top of important, ever-changing issues and trends within our community and local marketplace. They help bring us all together for a common purpose of growing this community's businesses.