Nate Blackford, President, Mosaic Medical Center - Maryville

Jaren Pippitt

Nate Blackford is president of Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville. Nate was most recently the vice president and chief operating officer of MPact Health in Parkville, Mo., where he played a key leadership role in the creation and development of a multi-state clinically integrated network of physicians, clinics and hospitals. Before that, Nate was the vice president and chief operating officer of Northwest Medical Center in Albany, Mo., where he directed a broad range of clinical departments and administrative services.

Along with working at Northwest Missouri State University as the former director of Strategic Research and Planning, Nate held various leadership positions with Cerner Corporation. Nate received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and his Master of Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University.

He and his wife Andrea have two children, a son Connor and daughter Chloe. Nate enjoys coaching his kids’ sports team and playing golf.