SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals is governed by an accomplished Board of Directors.

Ian Buchanan Jay Patel

President | Ian Buchanan, MD

President, Ambulatory and Post-Acute Care
UNC Health Care Systems

Vice President | Jay Patel

Hotelier, Wintergreen Hospitality Group

 Nicci Gafinowitz

Wendy Ruggiero

Secretary | Nicci Gafinowitz 

Community Volunteer

Treasurer | Wendy Ruggiero, CPA

CPA, CTP, Capital Management Associates, LLC

Yomi Adigun

Cheryl Batchelor

Yomi Adigun, PhD

Investment Manager for Public Securities, DUMAC, Inc.

Cheryl Batchelor

IS Manager/IT Support, SECU

Mary Beck Eric Bradford

Mary Beck

Retired, Senior Vice President, UNC Health Care

 Eric Bradford, MD

Director, Clinical Development, GSK  

Anthony Charles Henry Chase  

Anthony Charles, MD

Chief, Div. of General & Acute Surgery; Prof. of Surgery, Div. of Adult ECMO, Surgical Institute of Global Health, UNC-Chapel Hill 

Henry Chase

 Community Volunteer; Retired

  Kevin FitzGerald

Andrea W. Eason, CPA

 President & Managing Partner, Blackman & Sloop, CPAs

Kevin FitzGerald, MPH

Retired, Chief of Staff, UNC General Admission

Ali Fromme

Amos Fodchuk

CEO & Founder, Advanced Learning Partnerships 

Ali Fromme


Tom Haber

Willy Hoos

Tom Haber

Chief Executive, Hadley Investments 

 Willy Hoos, PhD

Venture Partner, Pilot Mountain Ventures

Allyson Lawless

Maureen O'Connor

Allyson Lawless, JD

Associate Univ. Counsel, UNC Health Care System


Maureen K. O'Connor

President, White





Bryony Winn

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, BCBSNC