McKnight has been serving as interim chief executive officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center since January 1, 2018. He first joined Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as the chief financial officer in November 2015. David McKnight has been with HCA Virginia since 2010 in various strategic and leadership positions.
The community recognizes McKnight as a leader poised for growth. “As a longtime member of the Board of Trustees, I am delighted to welcome David McKnight to the permanent CEO role. He has proven himself as a tremendous leader and is committed to the long term success of the hospital,” Lynne Richardson, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees. Dr. Henry S. Wicker, Jr., General Surgeon, also shared his thoughts, “David McKnight has a long history with HCA and has brought his financial and management expertise to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. He has forged strong and productive relationships with the Medical Staff and we are thrilled to see him move into this next phase of his career. He cares deeply for the success of the hospital and the health of the greater Spotsylvania community.”
“I am honored to serve as Chief Executive Officer for Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center,” said McKnight. “Over the last two and half years, I have fallen in love with this hospital, the people, and this community. I believe we are in the relationship business, and I am very passionate about healthcare. We have to connect with our patients, our employees, our physicians, and our community. I truly believe the best days are ahead for SRMC and together we can accomplish anything. Our team is committed to delivering the highest quality of care to the community we serve.”
Prior to coming to Spotsylvania Regional, McKnight served as controller for HCA’s Capital Division and as the AVP of Finance and Controller at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, VA. McKnight has a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Marketing Management, and a Masters of Business Administration from Radford University. He and his wife, Sabrina have three sons, and love being a part of Fredericksburg.