John Rex Endowment Announces New Board Members and Officers

The John Rex Endowment is pleased to announce new officers and members of the board of directors. Jill Wright, MD, Wake Health Services New Bern Ridge Pediatrics, has been elected as the new chair. Linda Butler, MD, vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at Rex Healthcare, will serve as board vice chair. Janet Cowell, State Treasurer of North Carolina, is the new treasurer, and Ramon Rojano will serve as secretary.

New board members include Russell Killen, partner and litigation department chair for Parker Poe; Dexter V. Perry, CFP®, president and CEO of The Providence Group of North Carolina, LLC; Walker Wilson, director of health policy for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina; and M. Carter Worthy, president of Carter Worthy Commercial, Inc.

“We welcome these talented individuals to the board and appreciate their willingness to serve,” said Kevin Cain, president and CEO of the John Rex Endowment. “Their business, legal, financial, and health expertise will be put to good use as we work in Wake County to support an environment where children and families live healthy lives.”

Tom McGuire, partner of Armstrong McGuire & Associates; Virginia Parker, vice president of resource development for Triangle United Way; and Sherry Worth have completed their terms of services on the board of directors for the John Rex Endowment.