Members of the community meet with Jeffrey L. Prater, one of three candidates for St. Vincent Hospital CEO, at the hospital Friday morning. From left are Jack Saunders, Nancy Boeve and Bud Elliott behind Prater. Prater was most recently CEO of Granite County Medical Center in Philipsburg. Mont. He holds a master’s degree in health administration from Montana State University and a bachelor of health-sciences degree from Medical University of South Carolina. The remaining two candidates will be available from 8 to 9 a.m. in the hospital conference room on Monday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 18.