Board of Directors


  • Chairman of the Board: David Joseph
  • President: Warren Jones, MD
  • Vice Chairman: Larry Ratzlaff
  • Treasurer: David Williams, CPA
  • Secretary: Irena McClain, MPH
  • Member-at-Large: Stan Dickens,  FSA MAAA
  • Member-at-Large: Marcie Robertson
  • Past President:  Ben W. Seale, Jr., MD
  • Past Chairman: Roy Ward
  • Executive Vice President: Mary D. Fortune

Board of Directors

  • Katelyn Armstrong, MSN, FNP, CDE
  • Chuck Bearman, JD
  • Michael J. Borne, MD
  • Kimberly W. Crowder, MD
  • Merikelly B. Luby, RD, CDES
  • Daniel McCall, MD, MSPH
  • Hollie Marjonovic
  • S. Gail Martin, MD
  • Charlie Mozingo
  • Susan T. Murphy
  • Shelia Porterfield, PhD
  • Brian Rifkin, MD
  • Tony Sanders
  • Morgan Schnur
  • Rose M. Sotolongo, DPM
  • Billy Taylor, JD
  • Jeremy S. Taylor, MD

Advisory Board

  • Dwayne Blaylock, MHA
  • Guy Boyll, III
  • Nancy Carpenter
  • Jeff Christie
  • Patty Peck Christie
  • Chris M. Howard
  • Randy Johns, FLMI, ACS
  • Com. Tom E. King, Jr.
  • Con Maloney
  • Brian Rippee
  • William S. Siddall, III, CRPC

Medical Advisory Board

  • William H. Crowder, MD
  • Lynsey Cumberland, DDS
  • Naznin Dixit, MD
  • T. Mark Earl, Jr., MD
  • Leland Gebhart, III, MD
  • Jaime Jimenez, MD
  • Lillian Lien, MD
  • Jessica S. Lilley, MD
  • Jana Phillips, MD
  • A. Reagan Schiefer, MD
  • Indira Veerisetty, MD
  • Jane Claire Williams, MD
  • Wayne Woo, MD, CDE

Senior Management and Staff

The Day to Day operations crew!

Mary D. Fortune
Executive Vice President

Irena McClain, MPH
Associate Director

Tricia B. Boyd
Special Projects Director

Jowilla Secoy
Regional Director

Faith Ruchti
PR & Special Events Coordinator

Sabrina Walker

Cooper Matkins
Community Outreach Coordinator

Bethany Theilman, MLS
PT Office/Graphic Arts/Computer

Jameskia Lacey, Pharm.D., MPH, CHES
Community Outreach Coordinator

Heidi Gill
Bachelors Social Work

Dashiah Ellis
Public Health Intern, JSU

Circle of Honor

Platinum Circle of Honor:

  • Southern Farm Bureau: Casualty Life Insurance Company
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • Patty Peck Honda
  • Corvette Club of Mississippi

Gold Circle of Honor:

Circle of Honor:

  • Greenbrook Flowers

Special Friends of the Foundation:

  • First Commercial Bank
  • Origin Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Storage Max - Northtown

Friends of the Foundation:

  • Citizens National Bank
  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation
  • Mississippi Retina Associates