Campaign Leadership

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Hugh McColl Jr.
Campaign Kick-Off Chair

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Eugene A. Woods
Atrium Health President & CEO

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Armando Chardiet
Atrium Health Foundation President

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Jim Hynes
Honorary Campaign Chair

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Julie Ann Freischlag
Chief Academic Officer, Atrium Health
Chief Executive Officer, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Campaign Vice-Chairs:

Tom Finke
Adara Acquisition Corp.

Luke Kissam
Bernhard Capital Partners

Greg Olsen
Atrium Health Foundation Board


Edward J. Brown III
Chair Emeritus, Atrium Health Enterprise board

Ken Haynes
Atrium Health EVP

Mandy Houser
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Lisa Marshall
Wake Forest Baptist Health VP,
Chief Philanthropy Officer

Angelique Vincent-Hamacher
Chair, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority Board of Commissioners

Campaign Vice-Chair, Physicians:

Dr. Lorri Ayers

Atrium Health Adult Concierge & Executive Medicine

Dr. Ruben Mesa
President, Levine Cancer Institute

Dr. T. Moorman
President, Musculoskeletal Institute

Dr. Stacy Nicholson
Enterprise President, Children’s Services

Dr. Scott Rissmiller
Executive Vice President,
Chief Physician Officer

Dr. Geoff Rose
President, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute

Campaign Cabinet

Howard Bissell
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Molly & Banks Bourne
Bourne Partners

Erskine Bowles
Community leader

Jeffrey Brown
Ally Financial

Kieth Cockrell
Bank of America Charlotte

Todd Collins
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Beau Cummins
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Frank Dowd
Charlotte Pipe & Foundry

Mac Everett
Former Atrium Health Foundation Board

David Furr
Gray Layton Kersh Solomon Furr & Smith, PA

Harvey Gantt
Community leader

Jeff & Ingrid Gordon
NASCAR

Stuart Grant
Retired, Biotech Industry

Bevie Hemby
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Dewey Jenkins
Morris-Jenkins

Greg Johnson
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Beverly Ladley
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Doug Lebda
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Daniel Levine
Levine Properties

Luther Lockwood
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Tom Nelson
National Gypsum

Sonja Nichols
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Manuel Rey
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Pat Rodgers
Rodgers Builders

Mike Rucker
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Felix Sabates
Atrium Health Foundation Board Emeritus

Dr. Rusty Salton III
AccessOne

Mike Salvino
Atrium Health Foundation Board

David Secrest
Atrium Health Foundation Board

David Sheffer
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Andrea Smith
Retired, Bank of America

Vicki Sutton
Atrium Health Foundation Board Emeritus

Gayle Tallardy
Gayle J. and Charles C. Tallardy III Foundation

Dr. Stanley Tennant
WFSOM, President, Medical Alumni Association

Nicole Tepper
Atrium Health Foundation Board

Eugene A. Woods
"There is no better time at Atrium Health to reinvent ourselves as a system that not only cares, but educates ... that not only innovates, but impacts... that not only leads, but transforms."
- Gene Woods, President & CEO, Atrium Health
Hugh McColl
"This ambitious campaign is a once in a lifetime endeavor for our city and will make an impact for the next 50+years. It's an investment - of time, talent, and resources. And it's an investment this community deserves."
- Hugh McColl, Campaign Chair
Armando Chardiet
"The Giving Hope campaign will be all-inclusive...a commitment to building a bright, healthy future for our community. There will be opportunities, both grand and small, to be a part of giving hope."
- Armando Chardiet, President, Atrium Health Foundation
Julie A. Freischlag
"Support from the community will enable us to recruit and retain talent and create the next generation medical leaders who deliver exceptional care – to all we serve."
- Julie A. Freischlag MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS
CEO, Wake Forest Baptist Health and Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Chief Academic Officer, Atrium Health Enterprise