John Deardorff, FACHE
President/Chief Executive Officer

John Deardorff is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Reston Hospital Center and the HCA Northern Virginia market. The Northern Virginia market encompasses Reston Hospital Center, Dominion Hospital, and StoneSprings Hospital Center. In addition to the main hospital campuses, HCA Northern Virginia boasts a larger footprint throughout region providing a number of services in our outpatient centers including multiple CareNow Urgent Care Centers, Fairfax Surgical Center, Reston Surgery Center, the Medical Imaging Center of Reston, the Women’s Imaging Center, and CHOICES Outpatient Services as well as a handful of others.

With more than 15 years of experience in healthcare, John has served in a variety of executive and leadership roles. Prior to joining Reston Hospital Center, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of multiple HCA hospitals in both Florida and Georgia. John received a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University in Maryland, with a double major in business administration and health services management, and went on to earn his Master of Health Administration degree from George Washington University.


Miah Stutts
Chief Financial Officer

Miah Stutts serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Northern Virginia market for HCA Virginia Health System. Miah oversees financial operations at Reston Hospital Center, StoneSprings Hospital Center, and Dominion Hospital.

With over a decade of experience in healthcare, Miah most recently served as the CFO for HCA Healthcare's Medical City Denton. Prior to joining the HCA Northern Virginia Market, Miah served in various roles in the Dallas Market including VP of Finance for Medical City Dallas and CFO for HCA Healthcare's Medical City Lewisville. She began her career with HCA Internal Audit.

A native of Louisiana, Miah received her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University, and she is also a Certified Public Accountant.


Irene Wiliford, RN, MSN, CNOR, NE-BC
Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer

Irene joined HCA Healthcare/Reston Hospital Center in 2015 as VP of Surgical Services. Irene is instrumental in enhancing the overall operations of surgical services, resulting in improved efficiencies and enhanced staff and physician engagement. In November 2016, Irene assumed the additional duties of Interim Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. Excelling in the role, the interim tag was removed paving the way for Irene becoming the Chief Nursing Officer of Reston today. Also during her tenure, she has supported the startup of our Level II trauma center and implemented several cutting edge technology advancements that are now accessible to Reston physicians and their patients, including both da Vinci Xi and Mazor X robotics, as well as the first to market the Mako TKA application.

Prior to joining HCA, Irene held various leadership positions with several health systems, including Inova Health. Irene also served in the United States Army, where she started her career as an OR nurse and ultimately was promoted to several leadership positions with her last assignment as Chief of Surgical Nursing Services at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Irene received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lynchburg College and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She is a Board Certified Nurse Executive (NE-BC) and holds certifications in Lean Six Sigma, a Certified Nurse and Operating Room (CNOR).


Ben Brown, MHSA
Chief Operating Officer, Ethics & Compliance Officer

Benjamin (Ben) Brown has been a part of HCA since 2008 where he began his career with Reston Hospital Center as an Assistant Administrator. In 2011 he joined the HCA COO Development program. Two years later Ben accepted the position of COO at StoneSprings Hospital Center, playing a vital role in the building and opening of HCA’s newest facility. In spring of 2018, Ben accepted the role of COO at Reston Hospital Center.

A native of Pueblo, Colorado, Ben holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Colorado State University. He graduated from The George Washington University with a Masters in Health Services Administration and holds certification in Lean Healthcare.