Tommy Cockrell, FHFMA
Tommy Cockrell is employed by the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) as senior vice president, and president and chief executive officer of South Carolina Healthcare Resources (SCHR). SCHR, d/b/a SCHA Solutions, is the for-profit shared services subsidiary of the South Carolina Hospital Association. Prior to joining SCHA in December 1992, Tommy was employed with Kershaw County Memorial Hospital for 21 years, most recently as chief financial officer.
Tommy received a BS in Accounting from the University of South Carolina and a MA in Business from Webster University. Tommy also holds the designation of Fellow (FHFMA) with certifications in Finance, Patient Accounting, and Managed Care by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Tommy also serves as an adjunct faculty member for Webster University and the University of South Carolina.
An active member of HFMA, Tommy served the South Carolina Chapter as president in 1988 – 89. In addition to South Carolina chapter activities, Tommy served Region V of HFMA as chapter liaison representative and at the national level as a member of the National Nominating Committee. Tommy and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of Kelley, a certified public accountant
and Cory, a graduate of the College of Charleston. Tommy and his family are active members of Antioch Baptist Church. In his spare time, Tommy enjoys all sports, classic cars, and enjoying his three grandchildren.