Leadership

 Board of Directors

Officers

  • 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
maryfortune@msdiabetes.org

Irena McClain, MPH
Associate Director
irenamcclain@msdiabetes.org

Tricia B. Boyd
Special Projects Director
triciaboyd@msdiabetes.org

Jowilla Secoy
Regional Director
jsecoy@msdiabetes.org

Faith Ruchti
PR & Special Events Coordinator
faith@msdiabetes.org

Sabrina Walker
Admin
sabrina@msdiabetes.org

Cooper Matkins
Community Outreach Coordinator
cooper@msdiabetes.org

Bethany Theilman, MLS
PT Office/Graphic Arts/Computer
DFMBeth@gmail.com

Jameskia Lacey, Pharm.D., MPH, CHES
Community Outreach Coordinator
jlaceymsdiabetes@gmail.com

Heidi Gill
Bachelors Social Work
hgill@msdiabetes.org

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