Board

Meet Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation

Chair

Fred Gilmer III
Southern First Bank
Greenville, SC

Vice Chair

Kimberly F. Cooley
Simpsonville, SC

Secretary

Patricia A. Calder
Greer, SC

Treasurer

Barry Lynch
Greenville, SC

Chair, Board Engagement & Nominations Committee

Sidney P. Mitchell, Jr.
Mitchell Ramseur, LLC
Greenville, SC

Chair, Philanthropy Committee

Robert P. Harling
BSI Insurance
Greenville, SC

Chair, Stewardship Committee

Julie G. Brown
Godshall Recruiting
Greenville, SC

Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation board members gather on the steps.
Front row:  Laurens Nicholson, Wendy Walden, Linda Cowart, Jessica Weingartner, Sally Russell, Julie Brown, Martha McKissick, Kimberly Cooley (Vice Chair), Beth Nuckolls, Fred Gilmer (Chair)

Back row: William Murphy, Dr. Edward Heidtman, Barry Lynch (Treasurer), Joseph Mazzawi, Sidney Mitchell, David Beard, Ken Cummings, Carl Sharperson

Not pictured:  Dr. Marcus Blackstone, Dr. Ahmad Boota, Patricia Calder (Secretary), Matt Caldwell, Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette, Beau Harling, Kathy Higgins, Dr. Steve Newman

David L. Beard
Greenville, SC

Marcus E. Blackstone, MD
Bon Secours Mercy Health
Gray Court, SC

Ahmad Boota, MD
Palmetto Pulmonary Associates
Greenville, SC

Linda Cowart
Anderson, SC

S. Kenneth Cummings
Southern First Bank
Simpsonville, SC

Lt. Governor Pamela S. Evette
State of South Carolina
Travelers Rest, SC

Phil Gregory
Greenville, SC

Edward P. Heidtman, MD
Carolina Women's Health
Greenville, SC

Kathy B. Higgins
Greenville, SC

Joseph Mazzawi
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Duncan, SC

Martha McKissick
Greenville, SC

William Murphy
Wells Fargo Advisors
Greenville, SC

Steve Newman, MD
Poinsett Family Practice
Greenville, SC

Laurens C. Nicholson
Windsor Aughtry
Greenville, SC

Beth Nuckolls
Greenville, SC

Sally T. Russell
Greenville, SC

Carl H. Sharperson
Sharperson's Executive Leadership
Clemson, SC

Jessica Weingartner
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
Greer, SC

Ex Officio

President

Erik B. Whaley
Bon Secours St. Francis Foundation
Greenville, SC

Hospice Board Liaison

Wendy Walden
Greenville Technical College
Greenville, SC