APD Appoints Three New Trustees and Elects New Officers
APD is pleased to announce the addition of three appointees to the Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and the election of new officers.
“The addition of these committed and talented executives will assist decision making, oversight, and policy setting at our hospital,” said APD President and CEO Sue Mooney, MD, MS, FACOG. “Our team is delighted to have them join our organization and work hand-in-hand with us to lower health care cost, improve our outcomes, and increase patient access to health care services,” she added.
Clayton R. Adams, Marisa Devlin, and Charles J. Wheelan will begin their three year terms on the hospital’s Board of Trustees effective January 2018.
Clayton R. Adams is the CEO of Mascoma Savings Bank. Mr. Adams was previously with Simon Pearce, a manufacturer and distributor of handcrafted glass products, which he joined as CEO in 2012. Prior to Simon Pearce, he served for a decade as chief operating officer and then CEO with RSG, Inc., a White River Junction-based consulting firm. He holds a MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, and a bachelor’s degree in government and environmental studies from Dartmouth. Mr. Adams is also a board member of the Montshire Museum of Science and the Ford Sayre Memorial Ski Council. He is one of several Vermont business leaders chosen by Congressman Peter Welch to serve on the Business Advisory Council, which provides guidance on economic and regulatory issues. Mr. Adams lives in Norwich with his family.
Marisa Devlin is currently responsible for new business development at Sassafras Software in Hanover, NH – a company with a long tradition as an innovator and market leader in providing tools for software asset management. Previously, she worked at Sun Microsystems and Aspect Medical Systems in medical device sales where she enjoyed representing disruptive medical technology and learning about the rewards and challenges of patient care from her clinician customers. A tri-varsity athlete and graduate of The Lawrenceville School, Mrs. Devlin received an undergraduate degree in Economics and Spanish from Duke University. She moved to the Upper Valley in 2009 and lives in Hanover with her husband, Julian, and their four children.
Charles J. Wheelan is an economist, speaker, founder and co-chairman of The Centrist Project, and author of Naked Statistics, Naked Economics, and Naked Money. He is currently a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. From 1997 to 2002, he was the Midwest correspondent for The Economist. He has also written for the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! Finance. Mr. Wheelan holds a PhD in public policy from the University of Chicago, a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and a BA from Dartmouth College. Mr. Wheelan lives in Hanover with his wife and three children.
New officers have also been elected for the APD Board of Trustees. Starting this month, Greg W. Lange will serve as Chair; Mike F. Long, Vice Chair; Bruce N. Johnstone, Treasurer; and Brenan (Ben) Riehl, Secretary.
Greg Lange is Chief Business Development Officer at Simbex, a medical device design and development company in Lebanon, NH. He is an experienced business leader with expertise in medical software, imaging, clinical registries, medical device regulations, and product commercialization. Prior to Simbex, he was at M2S, where he oversaw R&D, sales, quality, regulatory, and operations and served as President and CEO for 6 years. He helped to successfully sell the company in March of 2016. Mr. Lange has a Master’s in Biomechanics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and spent much of his early career in orthopedic and biomechanics research and clinical applications. Mr. Lange lives in Lyme with his wife Heidi and their two children.
Bruce N. Johnstone is a retired business owner and community banking executive. He and his son owned Central Supply, Inc. in Lebanon and Woodsville, NH following a twenty-five year banking career which drew him to New Hampshire in 1978. He served as senior lending and credit policy officer and President of Indian Head National Bank and briefly with Fleet Bank-NH. His community service includes volunteering at the Upper Valley Haven several days a week and serving as Vice President and director of the New England Healing Sports Association. He is a former director of Northeast Delta Dental, Landmark Bank and the Lebanon Opera House. Mr. Johnstone is a graduate of Middlebury College, earned an MBA from Siena College, and a Certificate in Finance from the Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management at Dartmouth College. Mr. Johnstone is formerly a resident of Meriden and is a current resident of The Woodlands at APD.
Mike F. Long is a CPA with a combination of public accounting, consulting and healthcare finance experience. He has served in leading management positions at various hospitals ranging from a Harvard-Affiliated teaching hospital to a rural critical access hospital. Mr. Long retired from Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center as Chief Financial Officer in 2010 and continues to work as a consultant to health care organizations. He also held the Position as Associate Director of Finance at the Hitchcock Clinic and had a short term as Director of Provider Relations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont. He also served as the Partner in charge of the Healthcare Practice for a large regional CPA firm with multiple offices in northern New England. Mr. Long has a BBA and an MBA from Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts. Mr. Long and his wife live in West Lebanon.
Brenan Riehl currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GW Plastics — one of North America’s leading precision thermoplastic and silicone injection molders and contract manufacturers. Since joining GW Plastics in 1988, Brenan has held a number of positions including Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Vice President, and President and Chief Operating Officer. In 1998, Brenan was appointed by the GW Board of Directors to President and CEO of GW Plastics. During this time, GW Plastics has successfully grown from a one facility regional company located in Vermont, to a global enterprise with seven locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia, employing over 1000 associates worldwide. Prior to joining GW Plastics, Brenan spent 5 years with General Electric in Pittsfield, MA, where he served in a number of business development positions, including the successful establishment of new technology polymer business for GE Plastics. Brenan serves as an Advisory Board Member of the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center. He is a guest lecturer to Plastic Industry Trade Associations and Universities including the Tuck School of Business and the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. A graduate of St. Lawrence University, Brenan holds a BA in Economics where he graduated with honors.