Two new members were named to the Mercy Carthage Hospital Board late last year, according to Administrator Scott Watson.

Two new members were named to the Mercy Carthage Hospital Board late last year, according to Administrator Scott Watson.
The Rev. Steve Wilson, pastor of the Grace Episcopal Church in Carthage, and Garry Denny, a founder and organizer, and chairman and chief executive officer of Southwest Missouri Bank, were named to the board in December 2017.
“We are very pleased that two men who already lead very busy lives have chosen to lend a part of it to us,” said Mercy Carthage Administrator Scott Watson. “They are highly accomplished, astute people who will contribute great wisdom to our board. The input of our board is very important to me personally, as well as to our leaders system wide. We rely on their advice. I look forward to the future here.”
Watson said the board is responsible for oversight of the hospital to ensure it is providing quality patient care, address any patient safety issues and overseeing the hospital’s financial well-being. Monitor patient satisfaction goals.
• The Rev. Steven Wilson has been rector of Grace Church (Episcopal), Carthage, since 1999. Previously he was on staff at Christ Church, Alexandria Virginia. Mr Wilson is a graduate of Drury University (BA), Missouri State University (MA), and the Yale Divinity School (MDiv), and was a graduate student at Ruprecht-Karls Universitat, Heidelberg Germany. He lives in Carthage with wife Melinda and their two teenaged children.
•  A founder and organizer of Southwest Missouri Bank which opened for business in 1979. Garry Denney has and continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since it’s organization.