Kernell, Shane


Shane Kernell, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Graham Regional Medical Center.

Shane Kernell is an experienced and respected executive currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Graham Regional Medical Center. He has extensive experience as the CEO of community-based acute care medical centers in Texas and over 30 years of combined healthcare experience, starting as a medic in the United States Air Force in 1991. Mr. Kernell has a history of improving all aspects of a medical center’s operations, including volume growth, patient experience scores, patient outcomes, and financial performance. Mr. Kernell holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas. He is board-certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Throughout his career, Mr. Kernell has been active in his community, serving in various capacities for several non-profit organizations, including Rotary International and the Chamber of Commerce.