AMMC Names Austin Director of The Foundation
March 30, 2012
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center has named Terry Austin as the Director of The Foundation. He comes to AMMC from Children's Homes, Inc. where he spent the last seven years as the Director of Communications. He was born at Community Methodist Hospital, has lived in Paragould all his life and is a 1990 graduate of Crowley's Ridge Academy. He is also a graduate of Arkansas State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.
He serves on the board of Paragould's Habitat for Humanity affiliate, has been active in the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Community Fund, is a Leadership Paragould Class IX graduate, has coached Paragould Youth Baseball, volunteers at Crowley’s Ridge Academy and attends Hillcrest Church of Christ. He and his wife, Torre, have four children, Bennett, Simon, Hayden and Caroline.
Austin looks forward to working with people who, by their collective commitment to the medical center, have made such an impact in our city and region. He says, "It is my privilege to share the story of that commitment with our community. I’m excited to join the AMMC team’s ongoing efforts to help Arkansas Methodist support and grow its facilities, programs and services."