Leadership

NHRMC Board of Trustees

  • Rhonda K. Amoroso, JD 
  • John R. (Rod) Andrew
  • Barbara H. Biehner
  • Julia Olson-Boseman, Ex-Officio - New Hanover County Commissioner
  • James G. Brumit
  • Dana M. Cook
  • Heather Davis, DO, Ex-Officio - Pender Memorial Hospital Medical Staff President 
  • Brian Eckel
  • Jerome Fennell
  • Robert (Bobby) G. Greer
  • William Hope, MD, Ex Officio - Immediate Past Medical Staff President
  • Mitch Lamm
  • Robert (Tony) McGhee 
  • Howard O. Rockness, PhD
  • Mary Rudyk, MD, Ex-Officio - Medical Staff President
  • Jason Thompson
  • James (David) Williams, Jr., Ex Officio - Pender Memorial Hospital Board
  • Mesha Chadwick, MD (Guest - Ex Officio - Medical Staff President - Elect)

Officers and Executive Committee Members

  • Chair, Jason Thompson
  • Vice Chair, Jerome Fennell
  • Treasurer, Brian Eckel 
  • Secretary, Dana M. Cook
  • Member at Large, Robert (Bobby) Greer
  • Member at Large, Howard Rockness
  • NHC Commissioner Representative, Julia Olson-Boseman
  • Medical Staff President, Dr. Mary Rudyk

NHRMC President and CEO

John Gizdic PQPJohn Gizdic has played a vital role in supporting the improvement of patient care and growth of NHRMC. During his tenure, he led or directed several key initiatives including creating the physician network that became NHRMC Physicians Group; leading Physician Quality Partners, the organization’s Accountable Care Organization; facilitating numerous joint ventures in partnership with physicians, and spearheading an organization-wide effort to improve efficiencies - leading to an $100 million operational improvement in four years.

John came to NHRMC in 2005 as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Business Development. He assumed the title of Chief Operating Officer in 2013. He became NHRMC President in 2016 and officially became CEO in 2017. Before joining NHRMC, he worked 14 years in various roles within Carolinas HealthCare System, the last of which was Vice President of Operations at Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge in Morganton, N.C.

Throughout his time at NHRMC, John has been active in the community in various roles, to include Second Vice President on the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Board, member of the Cape Fear Future Board, Chairman of the N.C. Center for Affordable Health Care, member of the N.C. Hospital Association’s Policy Development Committee and 2016 Honorary Chairman of Relay for Life of Wilmington. He is the Chairman for the 2017 Cape Fear Heart Walk.