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Memorial Health System Announces Chief Financial Officer

cfo william barrette

GULFPORT, Miss. – June 26, 2023 William “Will” Barrette has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer and officially joined the Memorial team on March 6, 2023.

Barrette is an experienced finance professional with over 18 years of success in all areas of financial management, planning, and strategic and corporate development in both the public and private sectors of healthcare.

His most recent position was Vice President, Decision Support at Ochsner Health System. His tenure at Ochsner also included in-depth involvement in supply chain finance and strategy serving as Assistant Vice President of that division.

Barrette received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and majored in psychology and pre-med curriculum. He received his Master of Business Administration from Tulane University Freeman School of Business in New Orleans with concentrations in finance and management.



Memorial Health System has been serving the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1946. Located in Gulfport, Mississippi, Memorial is a not-for-profit medical complex jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County. The Memorial footprint includes multiple hospitals licensed for 328 beds, a state-designated Level II Trauma Center, two nursing centers, three outpatient surgery centers, satellite outpatient diagnostic and rehabilitation centers, and more than 110 Memorial Physician Clinics. Memorial offers several of the region’s most comprehensive clinical programs and medical specialties unique to the area, including a Level III Neonatal ICU and Mississippi’s first nationally certified Primary Stroke Center. Visit wearememorial.com to learn more

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