Leadership Team

WakeMed and its leadership is committed to being the best in the health care business.  We continually offer new and improved medical services, build state-of-the-art, convenient facilities for our customers and hire the best and the brightest people to work in our organization - all in the name of providing a quality experience for the people we serve.

WakeMed Board of Directors

As a private, not-for-profit organization, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is governed by a 14-member volunteer Board of Directors who are representative of the communities we serve.  All inquiries for the Board should be directed to Roylyn Johnson, manager, Office of the Board & CEO at 919-350-8102 or RCJOHNSON@wakemed.org.


Executive Staff

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Donald R. Gintzig
President & CEO

denise warren

Denise Warren
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Cindy A. Boily

Cindy A. Boily, RN, MSN
Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer

Sheri De Shazo

Sheri De Shazo
Senior Vice President & Administrator WakeMed North

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Thomas Gough, MHA
Senior Vice President, Administrator Cary Hospital

Carolyn Knaup

Carolyn Knaup, RN, MHA
Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Services & Physician Operations

Jeanene R. Martin

Jeanene R. Martin, MPH, MEd
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

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Matthew Nathan, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, WakeMed Physician Practices

West Paul

West Paul, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President & Chief Quality Officer

Rebecca Andrews

Rebecca E. Andrews, MSCL
Vice President, Health Information and Utilization Management & Interim Senior Vice President Administrator, Raleigh Campus

Denton Arledge

Denton Arledge, MBA
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Tom Cavender

Thomas G. Cavender
Vice President, Facilities & Construction

Christine Craig

Christine Craig
Vice President, Government Affairs

John Finley

John Finley
Vice President & Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer

Betsy Gaskins-McClaine

Betsy Gaskins-McClaine, RN, BSN, MSN-C
Vice President, Heart & Vascular Services

Georgia Harrington

Georgia Harrington, MSHA
Vice President, Operations

Susan James

Susan James
Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Debra Z. Laughery

Debra Z. Laughery, MBA
Vice President, Public Relations

John Perry

John Perry, MD
Vice President, Medical Education

 

Rick Schrum

Rick Shrum
Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Stan Taylor

W. Stan Taylor, MBA
Vice President, Corporate Planning

Seth Brody

Seth Brody, MD, MPH
Executive Medical Director, WakeMed Physician Practices - Women's Services

Chuck Harr

Charles Harr, MD
Executive Medical Director, Raleigh Campus


Medical Staff

Our physicians represent nearly every medical and surgical specialty, with 90+% being either Board certified or Board eligible.  Our physicians hold key leadership positions throughout the organization - current presidents of our Medical Staffs are as follows:

  • Michael Weinstein, MD - President (Pathology)
  • Gay Gooden, MD - (Emergency Medicine)