Johnna Reed

Johnna Reed, BSN, MPH

Chief Administrative Officer 

Johnna Reed joined Pardee UNC Health Care in 2016 as Chief Administrative Officer, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization, which includes the 222-bed Pardee Hospital, a comprehensive cancer center, urgent care centers, six orthopedic clinics, and a network of 341 physicians and 139 allied health providers. In this role, Reed has specific oversight of the organization’s four urgent care locations, community and government relations, human resources, and cardiovascular services.

Under Reed’s leadership, Pardee established only the second STEMI-certified emergency department in all of western North Carolina. In addition, Pardee’s neurology services have been significantly enhanced by expanding its neurology practice, forging innovative partnerships, and investing in its telestroke program. These innovations have led Pardee to earn the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, which recognizes its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the highest quality treatment in line with nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Reed previously served as Vice President of Population Health and Senior Vice President of Strategy & Marketing at Bon Secours Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. She also served as Senior Director of Cardiovascular Services & Critical Care at AnMed Health in Anderson, South Carolina. While at AnMed, she co-authored an article, “The Challenges of Implementing a Cardiovascular Information System,” for the National Library of Medicine.

Reed is a registered nurse and received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Tech University. She later received a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health and Ethics from Creighton University. Reed is a former board member for United Way of Henderson County and remains an active supporter and member of United Way’s Women United group.