The San Angelo Community Medical Center (SACMC) has appointed a new chief executive officer, Buddy Daniels, from Poplar Bluff, Montana. This will be effective as of Nov. 6, 2017.

“I look forward to serving San Angelo and the Concho Valley and working with the talented physicians and dedicated employees at San Angelo Community Medical Center,” Daniels said. “It is a privilege to support their dedication to providing high quality healthcare.”

With over 15 years of hospital administration experience, Daniels has provided leadership for several operational functions, including the expansion and growth of the behavioral health unit at Poplar Bluff Medical Center. Within Daniels's career, he's provided operational direction which resulted in improved patient, employee and physician satisfaction scores as well as introducing new service lines.

Richey Oliver, Chairman, SACMC Board of Trustees said, “On behalf of the board, I congratulate Buddy on his appointment as CEO of San Angelo Community Medical Center. His valuable expertise for growing services, working closely with physicians and achieving high quality standards will benefit our patients.”

Daniels received his master’s degree in Health Information Systems from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California and bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.