James W. Hahn joined the NMMC staff in 2011 after being affiliated with Delta Health Alliance in Stoneville. From 2000-2008 he served as president and chief executive officer for the Healthcare Authority of Decatur/Morgan County in Alabama. He previously served as chief executive officer for Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, having worked in leadership roles at the Oxford hospital from 1990-2000. He began his health career as assistant administrator and director of business development for Oktibbeha County Hospital in 1986. A 1976 graduate of Columbia High School, Hahn earned bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from the University of Mississippi in Oxford.