Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Jordan Greene
, Chair
Partner/Financial Advisor, Black and Associates, LLC

Greg Jones, MD
, Vice Chair
Physician, Radiation Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute Blue Ridge

Peg BroyhillSecretary
Retired Investment Broker, Wells Fargo Investments

Rob Hinman, Treasurer
Senior pastor, Lenoir Presbyterian Church

David Burnette, DO

Physician, Internal Medicine, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge

Marc Carpenter
, Past Chair
Retired Director of Human Resources, Heritage Home Group

Rich DeAugustinis

Retired General Manager of PCA Morganton Corrugated Operations

David Gray
Professional engineer, General contractor

Jared Huffman

Senior Operations Analyst, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge

Mack Jarvis, III
Senior pastor, First Baptist Church, Hudson

David Lackey
Attorney, private practice

Rhonda Lee

Human Resources Business Partner, Vaya Health

Tamra Starnes
Retired banker, First Union National Bank (now Wachovia Wells Fargo)

Wongalee Thomas
Retired District Manager, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation

Janet Winkler
Retired banker, Bank of Granite


Senior Leadership Team

Cathy Swanson, MPH
Chief Executive Officer

Julia Sherrill, MD, HMDC
Chief Medical Officer

Anna Blanton, MSW, LCSW, APHSW-C
Chief Clinical Officer 

Terry Johnson, BA
VP of Finance

April Moore, BSBA
VP of Business Services

Kathy Tunstill, BSN, RN, CCM
Senior VP of Nursing Services

Carol Smith, BSN, RN

VP of High Country Service Area

Laura Anderson, BSN, RN, CHPN
VP of Burke Service Area

Jennie Reid, MSW, LCSWA
VP of Support Services

Bobbie Self, MSN, RN, CHPN

VP of Quality and Compliance

Kerri McFalls, BS

VP of Community Engagement

Eric McIntire, MBA, SPHR
VP of Culture & Talent



Julia Sherrill, MD, HMDC
Chief Medical Officer

Melissa Braunsteiner, MD


Leann Groban, MD


Aditi Sethi-Brown, MD

Erica Board, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Suzan Cabral, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Freda Cowan, DNP, FNP-BC, GNP, ACHPN, DP
Director of Palliative Medicine 

Laura Craig, FNP-C

Nurse Practioner

Chuck Crisp, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Rachael Farish, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Amber Fortenberry, MSN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Amy Gorman, MSN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie Johnson, MN, APRN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Suzanne Loftin, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Trel Lowe, RN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner 

Brandi Newell, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner

Sarah Seaver, MSN, AGNP

Nurse Practitioner


Donna Tate, MSN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner