Mary Barton is a native of Louisiana and moved to Nashville after college for her career in Health Information Management at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She was Assistant Director of the division until becoming Director at Centennial Medical Center. During her time there, Mary received her MBA from Belmont University School of Business. Mary went on to work with HCA as a Consultant and Physician Recruiter. She also has been a small business owner and appreciates the hard work and challenges for entrepreneurs.
Mary has served on numerous Boards and Community projects. Previous boards include Friends of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Nashville Young Leaders ,The Oasis Center, Middle Tennessee Heart Association, including Chair of Heart Gala and Chair of Go Red For Women. Mary is currently very involved with CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocate for Foster Children.
Mary has called Nashville home for the past 30 years. Her older son is a 1st Lieutenant at Fort Campbell and her younger son is attending Auburn University. Her husband, Ben , is a Cardiac Surgeon — and we cannot forget the family’s 5 pets!