Leadership & Staff

DeAnna Martin

Deanna Martin

Chief Executive Officer

Deanna joined the team at HealthSouth Rock Hill in October of 2014. She previously worked at HealthSouth in Las Vegas as CEO and at HealthSouth in Tucson in various roles. She is a registered nurse with 30 years of nursing experience. Deanna has master’s degrees in nursing and business from the University of Phoenix and is a member of the American Academy of Health Care Executives.

Dr. Shiranee Jayasooriya

Shiranee Jayasooriya, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Shiranee Jayasooriya is the medical director at HealthSouth Rock Hill. She graduated from medical school in Sri Lanka and received her postgraduate board certification in medicine in England and board certification in psychiatry in Australia. She attended the University of Texas Houston completing a residency in anesthesiology and then her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to coming to HealthSouth Rock Hill, Dr. Jayasooriya served as medical director at HealthSouth Desert Canyon practiced in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there, she contributed to the start of the first Joint Commission-certified oncology rehabilitation program in the country. Her interests include writing and composing music.

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Kim Carpenter

Kimberly Carpenter

PPS Coordinator

Kim has been with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals for nearly 20 years. She joined HealthSouth Rock Hill in May 2000 as director of nursing. She previously worked at the HealthSouth facilities in Columbia and Lancaster as a marketing liaison. She currently holds the position of director of quality systems and oversees the hospital's compliance with CMS and The Joint Commission's regulations. She graduated in 1985 from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Randeen Cordier

Randeen Cordier

Chief Nursing Officer

Randeen serves as chief nursing officer and has more than 35 years’ experience in acute care with a focus in critical care nursing. She spent 20 of those years as a registered nurse in the U.S. Navy; retiring in 2000. Before coming to HealthSouth, she served as the director of critical care nursing at Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina. She is a certified facilitator of Crucial Conversations and is certified as a NEA-BC (nurse executive advanced – board certified). Randeen achieved her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Albright College and a master’s degree in nursing from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

Eddie Gomez

Eddie Gomez

Plant Operations Director

Eddie Gomez is a welcome addition to our administrative team. He is joining the HealthSouth Northern Kentucky team as the plant operations director, by way of HealthSouth Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He has served in various facilities and support services positions within the healthcare field for more than nine years, as both a contractor and operations manager. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College. 

Emi Lawson

Emi Lawson

Director of Quality & Risk Management

Emi joined HealthSouth in 2015 as director of quality and risk management. Emi is a graduate of Boston University with more than 15 years of experience in the fields of risk management, quality assurance, performance improvement and hospital operations. Her background includes risk management and regulatory compliance in acute, sub-acute and behavioral health settings, working with both adults and adolescent populations. A native of Boston, Emi moved to North Carolina after having worked in both Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

Jenny Mitchell

Jenny Mitchell

Business Development Director

Jenny joined HealthSouth in January 2015. She has more than 20 years nursing experience including ICU nursing, clinical education, spinal cord and brain injury evaluation and case management, and workers compensation case management. She has an associate’s degree in nursing from Trident Technical College and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Queens University. Jenny is also a certified case manager.

Sherry Shellouff

Sherry Shellouff

Director of Human Resources

Sherry has more than 10 years experience in human resources. Originally from Michigan, Sherry relocated to South Carolina in 2015. Sherry graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

Matt Steinmentz

Matthew Steinmetz

Director of Therapy Operations

Matt brings 18 years of clinical and managerial experience to HealthSouth Rock Hill. In addition to his director of therapy operations role, he also serves as regional preceptor for newly hired therapy directors in HealthSouth's Mid Atlantic region. His clinical background includes acute care, long term acute care, acute rehab and outpatient therapy. A native of New York, Matt graduated from The State University of New York- Downstate Medical Center with a degree in health science in physical therapy.  He is married and has two sons.