Brian Kirk, Chief Executive Officer

Brian KirkIn October 2021, Brian Kirk was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for Norton County Hospital. Brian has more than 25 years of health care executive leadership experience for hospitals and health systems throughout Kansas, Texas and Louisiana. His experience ranges from serving small rural communities to large teaching hospitals. Brian holds a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and a Master's in Business Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

Prior to arriving in Norton, Brian was appointed to the Texas Hospital Association for a special Medicaid committee and successfully lobbied for tort reform in the state of Texas. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Certified Medical Practice Executive and Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is also a certified public accountant specializing in health care.

Brian is originally from Wichita and is married to Stephanie Long Kirk from New Almelo. They have three adult sons and one granddaughter. He enjoys hunting, running and spending time with family.

To contact Brian, call 785-877-3351, or email him at