Philip Greene, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Philip Greene, MD, is the chief executive officer of Frye Regional Medical Center. Dr. Greene served as the chief medical officer of Frye Regional prior to stepping into the role of CEO in November 2022. During his time as CMO, Dr. Greene oversaw quality management, physician development and medical staff guidance for the hospital and its affiliated physician network.
Dr. Greene has over two decades of clinical and administrative experience. He earned his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University. He also completed an internship and residency at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.
Dr. Greene is dedicated to providing quality and compassionate care for patients in the community by supporting Frye Regional’s health care professionals. He has served as director of hospitalist medicine, director of critical care medicine, and director of hospice and palliative care at health systems in Ohio and North Carolina. Prior to joining Frye Regional as CMO, he served as chief of staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.
Cheryl Jacobs, DNP, RN, CENP
Chief Nursing Officer
Cheryl Jacobs, DNP, RN, CENP, is the chief nursing officer of Frye Regional Medical Center. Since stepping into this role in September 2021, she has overseen nursing care within the hospital and at its affiliated facilities to ensure consistency in the nursing practice standards. Dr. Jacobs leads a team of nearly 400 registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants across a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services.
Dr. Jacobs received her doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. She also earned a master’s degree in nursing leadership, finance and administration as well as a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. She also holds a certificate in Executive Nursing Leadership.
Dr. Jacobs has over 25 years of experience in various specialty fields including emergency services and cardiovascular critical care. Because of her clinical and leadership experiences, she knows that being a nurse is a demanding and important job. In addition to bedside nursing care, Dr. Jacobs has served as director of multiple intensive care units, including trauma and neurosciences. She served our veterans at the VA Medical Center as well as HCA and Tenet. Prior to joining Frye Regional, she served as CNO at Bayfront Health Spring Hill in Florida’s Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area.
Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Seagroves is the chief financial officer of Frye Regional Medical Center. Since stepping into this role in November 2019, Matthew has overseen the financial functions of Frye Regional including the direction of accounting and finance, patient accounting and access, as well as the development and management of annual facility budgets and business plans.
Matthew has over 20 years of health care experience. He received his master's degree in health services administration and his bachelor's degree in finance from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Before joining the team at Frye Regional, Matthew was the chief financial officer of Duke LifePoint’s Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital in Sylva and Bryson City, NC. Matthew’s experience as a patient registrar early in his professional career led to his focus on improving the patient experience.