Board of Trustees
Chairman & Trustee
Ross Berry is a Chief Executive Officer whose tested and transparent leadership creates a winning culture that drives quality outcomes, profitability and employee, patient and physician satisfaction. Skilled in startup and turnaround environments, Ross possesses the ability to quickly identify and capitalize on opportunities that enhance operations, financial performance and community reputation. He offers a rare combination of expertise in hospital administration, physician group practice integration and value-based medicine in population health management to guide health systems in a fast-changing industry. Ross is a consensus builder known for approaching challenges with an open mind to collaboratively design breakthrough initiatives.
A native of South Carolina, Ross attended the University of South Carolina. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Francis Marion University, formerly the University of South Carolina at Florence. Ross obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Committed to continuous learning, both personally and professionally, Ross has earned the professional designation of Board-Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) as well as Fellow (FAAMA) in the American Academy of Medical Administrators.
Ross is a licensed commercial pilot with a deep interest in World War II history and aviation. He enjoys playing the guitar and holds a black belt in Chinese Go-Ju-Ryu. He is a PADI internationally certified scuba diver. Ross and his wife are the parents of three daughters.
William F. Bina III, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP
Dr. Bina served as Dean at Mercer School of Medicine from 2007-2016 and as director of the family practice residency program. Dr. Bina was director of the Occupational Health and Preventive Medicine Division, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C. The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians named Dr. Bina as its 2014 Georgia Family Physician of the Year.
Donna Brown, MD
Dr. Donna Brown is a board-certified ophthalmologist and surgeon at the Virginia Eye Institute who also donates her time with the World Pediatric Project at Milton Cato Memorial Hospital in St. Vincent. Dr. Brown resides near Richmond, Virginia.
Mr. Michael Hemsey is President of 500 Friends. Mr. Hemsey is a dynamic leader and one of the most respected individuals in loyalty marketing today. Mr. Hemsey brings great product and process implementation skills, customer service, I.T. and marketing insight to the Board. Mr. Hemsey resides in Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Monty Maule is a successful Vincentian business owner in the manufacturing sector as well as being a respected pastor. Mr. Maule's position on the Board provides a voice from the business and political perspective of St. Vincent and the local community. His spiritual leadership is an asset in the Board's decision making process. Mr. Maule resides in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.