Cathy Poole

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Cathy Poole

Director Marketing and Community Relations

Poole joined Nashville General Hospital as a member of the hospital relocation team in June 1996. She assisted with the planning, coordination and records management of the relocation of Nashville General Hospital from Hermitage Avenue to its current location on the Meharry Medical College campus.  Her 20+ year healthcare career spans administrative support roles to advancing experience leading communications, marketing, and community relations for all entities under the purview of the Metropolitan Nashville Hospital Authority.  In addition to Nashville General Hospital, these entities previously included Bordeaux Long-Term Care (1967-2013) and Knowles Home Assisted Living & Adult Day Care (2003 - 2013).  


During her tenure at Nashville General, Poole has been involved in numerous work and civic affiliated organizations: Mayor’s Poverty Council (Healthcare), Metropolitan Employees Consolidated Charities Campaign (Department Coordinator, Campaign Committee member), and Tennessee Healthcare Executive Assistants (Board of Directors).


Poole earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Aquinas College, Nashville, Tennessee.


Executive Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Ambulatory Services Officer
Chief Quality Officer
Chief Business Development / Information Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Analytics Officer
General Counsel
Director Marketing and Community Relations
Executive Director, Nashville General Hospital Foundation