The Winter Park Health Foundation (WPHF) is kicking off 2013 with three new board members, Harold Barley, Dr. William Marvin Hardy, IV and J. Kurt Wood, and new officers.
Officers elected for 2013 include George Herbst, as Chairman; Jean D. Leuner, Dean of the UCF College of Nursing, as Secretary; Marisa Carnevale-Henderson, Senior Vice President for Bank of America, as Treasurer and Patricia A. Maddox, as President. Sandra G. Hostetter, as past Chairman, joins these officers to form the WPHF Executive Committee.
Mr. Barley, already a member of the WPHF Community Health Work Group, is the Executive Director of MetroPlan Orlando, the organization responsible for transportation planning in Orange, Seminole and Osceola Counties. He has worked in the transportation industry for 35 years with most experience earned in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
A graduate of State University of New York, he did graduate work in city and regional planning at Catholic University of America and is a graduate of the Management Program at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. Mr. Barley is active in the community, and currently serves as a Governor’s appointee on the Wekiva River Basin Commission.
Dr. Hardy grew up in Orlando and attended Furman University in Greenville, SC. After receiving his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta in 1996, he completed his pediatric residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999. Dr. Hardy was a pediatrician at Interlachen Pediatrics in Maitland from 1999-2008.
In 2008, he started full-time as Medical Director and Pediatrician at Grace Medical Home, a not-for-profit medical practice that provides comprehensive health care for uninsured, low-income residents of Orange County.
Mr. Wood, already a member of the WPHF Finance & Investment Committee, serves as Director of Client Service at DePrince, Race & Zollo, Inc., an institutional equity investment management firm. Prior to joining the firm, he was a founder and partner of JRW Partners, a consultancy dedicated to helping improve the businesses of institutional money managers worldwide.
He began his investment career 26 years ago at Sun Bank Capital Management and left the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Wood, a graduate of Clemson University, is a former board member and past president of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE), a former board member of the Winter Park Little League, an elder at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando and a former Commissioner of the Upward Basketball League.
His areas of expertise include higher education finance, endowment management, strategic planning, board governance, town and gown relations, commercial real estate development as well as campus planning, design and construction. George has served on accreditation teams, as a presenter at national conferences and as a higher education consultant.