Kemper J. Bausell is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy. His responsibilities also include physician recruitment and management of the hospital's property and casualty insurance program. A native of Richlands, Virginia, he was raised in Russell County, Virginia, and graduated from Lebanon High School. Kemper went on to study music at Shenandoah University Conservatory of Music and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Kemper was a music teacher in the Virginia Public School system and a member of the United Stated Marine Corps Band at Quantico, Virginia. He was formerly the Executive Director of the Buchanan County Chamber of Commerce, a licensed property and casualty insurance agent in Virginia, and a Health Care Risk Management Certificate Holder.
Kemper currently resides in Vansant, Virginia, with his wife Connie, a retired Pre-K teacher in the Buchanan County Public Schools. He has had the joy of directing the choir and playing trumpet at Buchanan First Presbyterian Church in Grundy for over 35 years.