AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - The community around Amory on Thursday night welcomed the new CEO of the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center.
Allen Tyra has taken over that position.
The hospital announced back in May that it had hired Tyra as the new CEO.
Tyra had been the CEO at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon, Mississippi since 2007.
Officials say he has been with Health Management since 2000 serving at several hospitals.
Tyra tells WTVA.com that he plans keep his ears and eyes open and to learn more about opportunities and areas of improvement.
Tyra was scheduled to officially begin his new role earlier this month.