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Daren Gray joins Baystate Franklin Medical Center as director of support services

January 11, 2016

Daren Gray, of South Deerfield, has joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center as director of Support Services. He will provide leadership and oversight of key support services for Baystate Franklin, including Food and Nutrition Services, Materials, Reprography, Environmental Services, Engineering, Security, Safety, Emergency Management and Transport Services.

Professional Background

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a BS in Civil Engineering, Gray is a Certified Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts. He joined Baystate Health in February 2013 as Project Manager in Facilities, Planning and Engineering.

In his role, he was involved in major capital projects for Baystate Health, including:

  • Reconstruction of the main entrance and patient parking areas at Baystate Medical Center (BMC)
  • Safety enhancements throughout BMC
  • Master planning campus improvements throughout the network
  • Several permitting approvals to support major Baystate Health facilities initiatives
  • Baystate Franklin’s Surgery Modernization Project

Prior to joining Baystate Health, Gray held positions in engineering, safety, and project management with Vermont Yankee, Vernon, Vermont; Hatch Mott MacDonald, Inc., Holyoke; and Doucet & Associates, Inc., Northampton.

Joining the Baystate Health

“I am very enthusiastic about joining the Baystate Franklin ‘family,’” Gray commented. “Having worked extensively up here helping to build the new Surgery Center for the past two years, I’ve found the BFMC community to be a very talented, caring, and professional group that I’m proud to be joining. This move into a team with a shared goal of improving the health of our Franklin County community is very rewarding and energizing.”

Gray resides in South Deerfield with his wife and three children. He enjoys coaching, reading, and the arts. “Mostly, I enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, and watching my children grow and develop,” he added.