W.R. GRACE’S BRIAN McGOWAN TAKES TOP BOARD SPOT AT HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL
New Slate of Officers, Directors Also Appointed
Columbia, Md.—Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) announced today that W. Brian McGowan, senior vice president of administration at W.R. Grace, was elected chair of the hospital’s board of trustees. He succeeds Beverly White-Seals, Assistant General Counsel, General Growth Properties, Inc., who served as board chair since 2005.
“Beverly's leadership has helped guide HCGH to incredible success over the past two years, and we're grateful for her service,” said Victor A. Broccolino, president and CEO of HCGH, “and we're fortunate to have an executive and community leader of the caliber and innovation as Brian to take up the reins.”
HCGH also elected Harry Lundy, president and CEO of Williamsburg Group, LLC, to serve as board vice chair, while Ann B. Mech, coordinator of legal affairs for the University of Maryland School of Nursing, will become secretary of the hospital’s board.
Additionally, HCGH appointed four new trustees, including Marvin P. Davis, MD, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist at Capital Women’s Care Howard County; Peter J. Rogers Jr., senior vice president and corporate officer of business development and investor relations for Micros Systems, Inc.; Sue Song, APRN-PMH, Ph.D., a health care consultant and administrator for Powell Recovery Center; and Walker Gill Wylie, president of Johns Hopkins Medical Management Corporation. Each new trustee will serve a three-year term.
“HCGH is fortunate to have a board full of leadership, knowledge and community spirit,” Broccolino said. “Their dedication and expertise will help further HGCH’s position as a leading health care provider in the county.”
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 208-bed, not-for-profit, health care provider located in Columbia, Md. Serving the community since 1973, the hospital, with a professional staff of more than 800 physicians and allied health professionals representing 67 specialties and subspecialties, and a workforce of nearly 1,700, has grown into a comprehensive, acute-care medical center that treats a full range of conditions from neonatal care to oncology and outpatient care to critical care.