Senior Leadership Team

Heidi Taylor

Heidi TaylorPresident & Chief Financial Officer

Heidi Taylor was named President of Morton Hospital in April of 2019.

Born at Morton Hospital, Heidi is a lifelong Taunton resident with a deep understanding and appreciation for the community. Heidi’s grandparents, Lenny and Christine Rose, owned and operated Highland Heights Roller Rink for more than 50 years. Heidi was taught, from a very young age, the importance of caring for her community. 

Heidi has more than 20 years of health care leadership experience. Heidi spent the first nine years of her career at Morton Hospital, starting as a Registration Clerk in Patient Access and leaving as Director of Support Services.  Heidi left Morton in 2006 for Good Samaritan Medical Center, where she held a variety of positions in Finance, before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Perioperative Services, in 2010. Heidi returned to Morton Hospital in 2016, as the Chief Financial Officer and became Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer in 2018.

Phone: 508-828-7003 
Email: [email protected] 


Krystal Hilton, MSN, RN

Krystal HiltonChief Nursing Officer/Chief Operating Officer

Krystal Hilton was named Chief Nursing Officer at Morton Hospital in April of 2019. 

Krystal brings extensive clinical background that includes 16 years of experience in critical care nursing, education, and nursing leadership. She started at Morton Hospital in 2005 as a Critical Care Registered Nurse, and in 2016, was the recipient of the Florence Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence. Krystal served as Clinical Coordinator at Sturdy Memorial Hospital from 2012 to 2017 before rejoining Morton Hospital as Director of Professional Practice and Development. 

Krystal is a graduate of George Mason University - College of Health and Human Services. She earned her Master's degree in Nursing from Rhode Island College, and is a member of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership. 

Phone: 508-828-7051
Email: [email protected] 

Charles Thayer, MD

Charlie ThayerChief Medical Officer

Charles Thayer, MD, assumed the role of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Morton Hospital in October of 2015. As CMO, Dr. Thayer maintains a strong focus on the areas of clinical quality and patient safety, hospital-physician alignment and engagement, and medical staff affairs.

Dr. Thayer is a long-standing member of the Morton Hospital medical staff, practicing as a general surgeon for more than 30 years. 

He received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and completed his general surgery residency at Bellevue/New York Medical Center.

Phone: 508-828-7384
Email: [email protected]


Kyle Braga    Theresa Jacobus    Patricia Pfeiffer    Jennifer Robbins    Julie    Mary Pat Tranter    Kelly Gibbons

(L-R Above)

Kyle Braga
Senior Director of Materials Management & Support Services 

Theresa Jacobus
Senior Director of Resource Management & Support Services

Patricia Pfeiffer, MPH, CPHQ
Senior Director of Quality & Operations   

Jennifer Robbins, MSN, RN
Senior Director of Patient Care Services & Professional Practice 

Julie Masci
Senior Director of Marketing, Community Relations & Support Services 

Mary Pat Tranter, PhD
Director of Business Development, Strategic Initiatives and Patient Experience

Kelly Gibbons
Director of Human Resources

Management Team Members

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