New Board Members at Memorial Health Foundation

(March 10, 2010) - The Memorial Health Foundation Board of Directors has confirmed William J. Donahue, Toby W. Hollenberg, Kenneth N. Larsen, William H. Lovett, and David E. Paddison as new members. The Memorial Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization authorized to receive financial gifts for Memorial University Medical Center and its affiliates. The Foundation's Board of Directors helps ensure that Memorial has the resources necessary to provide world-class healthcare programs for the community. To achieve its mission, the Foundation works to build relationships with business and individuals throughout the region.

"We welcome these distinguished new members and look forward to their leadership. Together, we will help ensure that Memorial has the resources it needs to care for people for generations to come," said Mark A. Moore, chairman of the Memorial Health Foundation Board of Directors.

William J. Donahue is president of Texas-based O&P Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of orthopedic and prosthetic appliances. He is also a partner in Boorom Industrial Properties, LLC, in Jackson Mississippi. Donahue is a member of the board of directors of the Savannah Music Festival and sits on the advisory board of the Worth Investment Group.

Toby W. Hollenberg has provided volunteer leadership to numerous programs, including Open Arms Home, MedBank, and the Chatham County Foster Parents Association. She is co-chair of the Waiting on a Cure luncheon for the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center and a member of The One Hundred, a group that raises funds for the George and Marie Backus Children's Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center.

Kenneth N. Larsen has been involved in healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry for 49 years. He was president of Copley Pharmaceuticals and was instrumental in getting Congress to open up the use of generic drugs.

William H. Lovett is President of Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung. He serves on the boards of Wesley Monumental Methodist Church and the Historic Savannah Foundation. He is a decorated Viet Nam War veteran and former chairman of the Committee for Excellence in Public Education.

David E. Paddison, CPCU, is president of Seacrest Partners, Inc. He is a board member and vice chairman of the Savannah Economic Development Authority and serves on the board of the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire and the executive committee of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to the incoming members, the Foundation board includes Phyllis E. Albertson, Holmes Bell, Steven T. Brower, M.D., Gayle S. Burkhardt, Christopher W. Cay, Martin H. Greenberg, M.D., Trish Heichel, Shonah P. Jefferson, Mark A. Moore, Richard "Toby" Moreau, Jackie Rabinowitz, Edward Rydzak, M.D., Nancy S. Sheets, Zelda Tenenbaum, James T. Turner, Jr., Linda Zoller, William T. Daniel, Jr., and Phillip S. Schaengold.

Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital, a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary and specialty care physician networks; a major medical education program; business and industry services; and NurseOne, a 24-hour call center.