Richmond, VA — HCA Virginia has named Beth Matish the new chief executive officer of Johnston-Willis Hospital, effective Aug. 29, 2022.

For the past 20 years, Matish has been part of the senior leadership team for Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals, serving as the chief executive officer of Retreat Doctors’ Hospital since 2016. Under her leadership, the Retreat Doctors’ team created the Urology Center of Excellence and developed a robotics program. Matish also launched the hospital’s mental health service line.

“I look forward to Beth bringing her skills in physician relations, employee engagement, and business growth to Johnston-Willis,” said Dr. William Lunn, the chief executive officer of Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals. “She is a proven leader who is known for consistently high scores in both inpatient satisfaction and employee engagement.

Prior to joining Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, Matish became the chief operating officer at Parham Doctors’ Hospital in 2008 where she grew the orthopedic surgery volume by 5% every year and launched the psychiatry and weight loss surgery programs.

She began her HCA Healthcare career in 2001 as a summer associate at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, before moving to Richmond in 2002 to assume the role of associate administrator at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital.

A native of Chesapeake, Virginia, Matish attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University for her master’s degree in business administration.