the integration of the system’s wellness program with its health plan, cafeterias and fitness centers, and an increased employer match on CoxHealth’s 403(b) retirement plan.
Hedgpeth joined CoxHealth in 2008 and has worked as compliance coordinator, benefits manager, and director for Benefits and Employee Relations. He is active in several community organizations, and was recently elected as a school board member for Ozark Public Schools.
A lifelong southwest Missouri resident, Hedgpeth is a graduate of Nixa High School, Ozarks Technical Community College and Missouri State University. His bachelor’s degree was in psychology and human resources management, and his Master in Business Administration had an emphasis in Healthcare Management. Both bachelor’s and master’s degrees were conferred by MSU.