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Christopher Swafford

Mississippi Blood Services names new CEO

Mississippi Blood Services is very pleased to announce Christopher Swafford has been appointed as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Swafford will assume responsibilities on June 17, 2023.

Swafford has spent 20 years in healthcare administration.

“Swafford’s extensive background in operations management for both hospitals and blood centers will bring a global view of administration and community to his new role,” said Chairman Kenny Windham.

Swafford previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for Blood Assurance, Inc.  Before that, he served as Operations Manager for hospitals in the Southeast. He holds an MBA in Business Administration as well as a Masters of Healthcare Administration.  Swafford’s predecessor David Allen said, “I am very excited Christopher is joining Mississippi Blood Services; I know he will do a great job.”

Mississippi Blood Services is a nonprofit organization serving hospitals across Mississippi.  For more information on Mississippi Blood Services, or to schedule your donation, visit

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