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August 11, 2016

Leadership Health Care Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Leadership Health Care Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Leadership Health Care (LHC) announces the appointment of its 2016-2017 board of directors effective as of July 1, 2016. Will Howorth, vice president, strategic business growth, HCA Urgent Care, has been named board chairman and Claire Cowart Haltom, shareholder, Baker Donelson, will serve as board vice chairman.

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LHC is an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council that develops the talent of Nashville’s next generation of health care industry leaders by creating educational, networking and mentoring opportunities for the group’s nearly 900 members.

The following new directors joined the LHC Board for three-year terms: Joshua Anthony, M.D., physician, Meharry Medical College; Andrea Cleeton, vice president, integration and process improvement, LifePoint Health; Justin Graham, principal, c3/consulting; and Nesrin Tift, attorney, Bass, Berry & Sims.

Hope Sinor, health care MBA candidate, Western Governors University, joins the board in a one-year student seat. Benson Sloan, director, corporate development, MEDHOST, and former board chairman, will also serve on the board for a renewed, one-year term.

There are also two new appointments of LHC committee chairmen. Jessica Wells, vice president, medical education, Saint Thomas Health Services, will lead the Education and Events Committee, and Wes Pass, national for-profit health care group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, will chair the Membership and Marketing Committee.

“These new additions to the Leadership Health Care board join a team of engaged, dynamic directors that play an important role in the success of the program. We look forward to working alongside these individuals to create exceptional opportunities for our members to grow professionally.” said Council Director of Talent Development and LHC Director Kelly West.

About Leadership Health Care

An initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council to nurture the talents of future leaders, LHC provides members with unique educational programs and networking opportunities. With more than 900 members representing 330 companies, LHC is the foremost organization for emerging leaders in the field.


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