Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Chief Executive Officer, Hospital Administrator Kasey graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Business Administration from Drury University. He began his career in healthcare in 1999 as the Controller for Salem Memorial District Hospital (SMDH). In 2006, he accepted a position with Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) in Rolla, MO, where he served as the Controller for four years. During his time at PCRMC, he pursued and received his Masters of Business Administration. Kasey returned to SMDH as the Assistant Administrator in June of 2010, overseeing the implementation of Meaningful Use for the facility. In January of 2016, he accepted the position of Administrator at SMDH, where he collaborates with the employees, Medical Staff, and the Board of Directors to ensure SMDH provides quality, patient-centered healthcare, with compassion and professional excellence.