Leadership Team

"Leadership is an action, not a position."
Donald McGannon

Board of Directors


Marc Carpenter
Chairperson 

Retired Director of Human Resources, Heritage Home Group. Board member since 1992.


David Lackey
Vice-Chair

Attorney, private practice. Board member since 2014.


Marion Hall
Treasurer

CPA and business advisory. Board member since 2015.


Janet Winkler
Secretary

Retired banker, Bank of Granite. CHPC Board member since 2010.


Robert Belk, MD
Medical Director emeritus
Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. Board member since 1983.


Peg Broyhill
Retired Investment Broker, Wachovia Securities. Board member since 1984.


Laura Easton
President and CEO, Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Board member since 2010.


David Gray
Professional engineer, general contractor. Board member since 1990.


Rob Hinman
Senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Lenoir. Board member since 2006.


Mack Jarvis, III
Senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Hudson. Board member since 2015.


Barbara Jones
Retired educator and long-time Caldwell Hospice volunteer. Board member since 2017.


Dorothy Metzger
Retired Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care homecare nurse. Board member since 2012.


Charles Shell
Controller, RPM Wood Finishes Group, Inc. Board member since 2012.


James Sponenberg
Retired banker, former president and CEO of Parkway Bank/Certus Bank. Board member since 2016.


Tamra Starnes
Retired banker, First Union National Bank (now Wachovia Wells Fargo). Board member since 1991.


Linda Story
Retired Granite Falls Town Manager. Board member since 2012.


Wongalee Thomas
Retired District Manager, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation. Board member since 2015.

Chair emeritus Parker Williamson—Retired CEO, The Presbyterian Lay Committee., Inc. Board member 1982-2012.

 

Senior Leadership Team


Cathy Swanson, MPH
Chief Executive Officer


Grace Bradford, BSN-CHPN
Director of Nursing Services


Anna Blanton, MSW, LCSW
Director of Support Services and Professional Development


Brittney Greene, MBM, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources


Terry Johnson, BA
Director of Business Services


April Moore, BSBA
Director of Regional Services and Marketing

 

Providers


Thomas More Ray, MD, CHPM
Medical Director


Tom Tighe, DO, FACEP
Physician


Suzan Cabral, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner


Freda Cowan, DNP, FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner


Patti Henry, A-GNP-C
Nurse Practitioner


Jacquelyn Hovis, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner


Trel Lowe, RN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner & Palliative Coordinator


Brandi Newell, MSN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner