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Monty McLaurin


Monty McLaurin is the president of Ballad Health’s northwest market, with oversight of Holston Valley Medical Center, Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, Hancock County Hospital, Indian Path Medical Center, Lonesome Pine Hospital, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Norton Community Hospital, and Dickenson Community Hospital.

McLaurin was previously the chief executive officer and vice president of Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. During his 14 year tenure at the hospital, McLaurin was instrumental in a $28 million dollar physical expansion of the Indian Path Medical Center and campus, and has played a vital role in development of many new programs.

In the past 35 years, McLaurin has held executive positions in hospitals in Alabama, Arkansas, Texas and Tennessee. He holds a nursing home administrator license and is a member and fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives as well as a member of the Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA).

McLaurin currently serves the community as chairman-elect of the 2018 Kingsport Chamber of Commerce board of directors, is a member of the Kingsport Rotary Club, the PEAK Advisory Board and the Healthy Kingsport Advisory Board. He was chairman of the 2011 Kingsport FunFest, chairman of the 2011 of the Greater Kingsport United Way Campaign and chairman of the 2013 board chairman of the Kingsport Chamber (now known as the Kingsport Chamber Foundation).

He completed a bachelor’s degree in science education at Louisiana College and holds a master’s degree in hospital and healthcare administration from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.  
McLaurin and his wife, Debi, are members of the Kingsport Christ Fellowship Church. They have four children now living in Mississippi, Texas, New York City and Johnson City, Tennessee.