Spees joins NMHS

Shane Spees, a native of Tupelo, joined North Mississippi Health Services as president and chief executive officer on Jan. 2.

The organization’s community hospitals include North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Spees, 42, came to NMHS from Baptist Health System in Birmingham, where he was president and CEO.

He received his master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Houston at Clear Lake, Texas, in 1997, where he was recognized for academic and leadership excellence.

Spees graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor of public administration degree in 1992 and the Ole Miss School of Law with his juris doctor in 1995. He was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1995.