About Us

Wilkes Medical Center

Leadership Team

Wake Forest Baptist Health - Wilkes Medical Center’s administrative team is committed to providing excellent care to our community through their leadership, expertise, experience, and commitment.

Our administrative team works closely with our board of directors, medical staff, and employees to ensure the hospital's mission, vision and goals are realized.

Chad Brown, DrPH, MHA/MBA, FACHE






Chad Brown, DrPH, MHA/MBA, FACHE
President, South & West Areas


Hayes Calvert, DO, MSL
Chief Medical Officer

Susan Bachmeier






Susan Bachmeier, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Campus Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer


Barry Wald







Barry Wald, MHA, CHFP
AVP & CFO Network Hospital