Foundation Staff & Board

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E. Gail Pitchford, President

Gail has served as the CAMC Foundation President for more than 14 years. Under her administration, the CAMC Foundation organized its first capital campaign raising $15 million to build a freestanding, outpatient cancer center. In her role, Gail oversees all CAMC Foundation board activities; leads strategic planning for the foundation; and coordinates the CAMC Health System’s needs with the CAMC Foundation’s fundraising goals.

Gail has always lived and worked in the Kanawha Valley. Prior to joining the CAMC Foundation, Gail worked in the private wealth management and banking industry for 20 years. An active community member, Gail serves on the Board of Governors of West Virginia State University, her alma mater. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Charleston. Gail received her master’s degree from WVU. She enjoys bicycling and running and often competes in 5k races and half marathons.

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R. Bryan Cummings, Senior Development Officer

Bryan has served the CAMC Foundation and his community for 10 years. He identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with corporations, foundations and individuals to foster positive and enduring relationships. Additionally, Bryan develops fundraising strategies and methods to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition and stewardship of donors.

Bryan is a professional fundraiser, having earned his Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification by CFRE International.

Prior to joining the foundation, Bryan held roles at the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office and West Virginia Second Congressional District Office in Washington, DC.

Bryan received his BA in political science with a minor in economics from Marshall University.  He is an outdoor recreationist, travel and cultural enthusiast, and Dave Matthews Band fanatic.

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Christopher Welty, Development Officer

Chris serves as the Development Officer for the CAMC Foundation, overseeing the Run for Your Life, Golf Classic, as well as fundraising strategies for CAMC’s Employee Emergency Fund.

Chris began his nonprofit career with The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, working in Guest Services while he earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration at West Virginia State University. Prior to joining the CAMC Foundation, Chris was a Development Officer for The Foundation for Thomas Health where he oversaw marketing, donor stewardship and database management.

Chris enjoys watching basketball, learning new songs on his guitar, and playing fetch with his Australian Labordoodle, Zoey.

CAMC Foundation Board

The CAMC Foundation is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors representing many facets of our community.

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E. Gail Pitchford

President
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Ann C. Orders

Chairwoman

Community Leader

Oxley Nicholas

Nicholas J. Oxley

Vice Chair & Investment Committee Chair

Wealth Advisor, Buckingham Strategic Wealth®

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David P. Ferretti

Treasurer

Attorney, Spilman Thomas

Brady Ted

Ted H. Brady

Secretary & Appropriations Committee Chair

President, Progressive Electric, Inc.

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James M. Becker

Attorney, Lewis Glasser PLLC
Katie

Katherine "Katie" B. Capito

Attorney, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Clowser Dale

Dale D. Clowser

Mortgage Financial Services Executive

Retired BB&T Vice President & Mortgage Loan Officer

Cavender Jack

John A. Cavender

Executive Vice President,

City National Bank

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Craig Glover

President & CEO,

Family Care Health Centers WV

Harris William

Dr. William L. Harris

Family, Geriatrics & General Practice
Jones Marion

Marion S. Jones

Retired - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, CAMC
Stefan

Dr. Stefan R. Maxwell

Neonatologist,

CAMC Women and Children's Hospital

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Douglas P. Meeks

President & CEO,

Brewer & Co. of WV, Inc.

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Dr. Art Rubin

WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

Associate Dean for Predoctoral Clinical Education

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Amy Summers Smith

Co-Owner,

Mountain Juice Company

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Dr. James P. "J.P." Tierney

Urologic-Surgical Associates of Charleston
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Dr. Nancy Tierney

Retired - Director,

CAMC School of Nurse Anesthesia

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Susan P. Wheeler

CPA and Partner,

Ernst & Young LLP