No Matter Where Life Takes Us

You Are Our Mission


Tonia W. Hale, DNP, MAOM, BSN, RN, CEO/CNO for Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

Tonia W. Hale is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer for Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine. Tonia is a proven leader with more than 32 years of progressive healthcare experience. A native of East Tennessee, she holds an associate’s degree in nursing from Walters State Community College, a baccalaureate degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee, a master’s degree in organizational management from Tusculum University and a doctor of nursing practice degree in executive leadership from East Tennessee State University. She is currently a resident of Burnsville.

Our Board of Trustees

  • Alex Glover, Chair
  • Richard Montague, Vice Chair
  • Forrest Harrison, MD, Chief of Staff
  • David Pope, MD, Vice Chief of Staff
  • Jason Hunt, MD
  • Darla Harding
  • Kim Stephenson
  • David Tilly
  • Greg Lowe, North Carolina Division President
  • Tonia W. Hale, CEO/CNO

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