CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Montgomery Randy Thompson is proud to help ensure his company lives out its philosophy of elevating expectations and outcomes for River Region patients.
When was Encompass Health founded?
It was originally founded in 1984 as HealthSouth Corporation and changed its name to Encompass Health Corporation on January 2, 2018.
How long have you been with Encompass Health?
I joined the organization in May 2016 as part of the Developing Future CEO program and was promoted to CEO here in August 2017.
What are the company’s primary services?
Inpatient rehabilitation, home health services and hospice services.
Who are your primary clients?
Patients suffering from neurologic, orthopedic, and/or other debilitating injuries or illness who require an intensive, multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation in order to return home independently.
What does your job entail?
Oversight of strategic initiatives, operational readiness and fiduciary expectations.
Are you from Montgomery?
I am originally from Oregon but have lived along both coasts and a number of places in between. I moved to Montgomery from Pensacola, Florida, for my current role as CEO.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
Working with local health-care providers and community leaders to improve the health and wellbeing of those who reside here.
What are your interests outside of work?
Being physically active and spending time with family.