Rachelle "Missy" Spencer is leaving her post at the Payson Regional Medical Center.
The assistant chief executive officer has accepted a job as vice president of business development at the Tucson Heart Hospital.
"I will miss Payson and all the many friends and memories Jim and I have here," Spencer said. "But this is a professional opportunity I cannot pass up. I will especially miss my Payson Regional Medical Center family of co-workers and friends.
Spencer has been an executive with PRMC for the past 10 years and has been instrumental in the strategic changes and many improvements at the hospital, according to a press release from the medical center about her career change.
She is well known in the community because of her extensive activities with the Payson Rotary Club, Kids Voting Arizona, Town of Payson Personnel Board, Payson Unified School District Mission Committee and Payson Focus Future. She was the co-founder of the Payson Women's Wellness Forum and involved in many charity events.
Spencer will assume her new post in Tucson in early December.