Mark Thurman, RN

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Thurman served as a qualified behavioral health provider, then Therapist and Clinical Supervisor in the Searcy outpatient clinic prior to his promotion as Chief Operations Officer in 2005.  In 2010, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer.

As a Registered Nurse, Mark worked at the Murray-Calloway County Community Hospital in Murray, KY for six years.
He currently serves as Treasurer for the Alliance for Healthcare Improvement, is a past member of the Governor appointed Behavioral Health Task Force, and is a graduate of the Leadership Jonesboro Class of 2006.

On a personal level, Mark has led a number of mission teams to West Africa and Haiti; has completed numerous marathons, ultra-marathons, and triathlons and was recently awarded Ironman All World Athlete status. 

Mark and his wife Deanna have two children - daughter, Lakon, and son, Hayes.