John G. Currin Jr. is President of ARMC Healthcare and Chief Executive Officer of Alamance Regional Medical Center. Currin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alamance Regional from Aug. 2005 until March 2013. He also held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1988 until 2005.
Currin received a bachelor of science degree in biology from Wake Forest University in 1971. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps from 1971-1976. He received his MBA in healthcare administration in 1978 from Duke University. Prior to joining Alamance Regional Medical Center, Currin served as Administrator and CEO of Granville Medical Center, Oxford, North Carolina and Assistant Administrator of Wake County Hospital System, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Currin is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is active in community agencies and health-related organizations, including: United Way of Alamance County, Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce, Salvation Army, Kiwanis Club, Alamance Community College Foundation, and the North Carolina Hospital Association. He also serves on the advisory boards of the Elon University Love School of Business and School of Health Sciences.
Preston Hammock serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Alamance Regional Medical Center. He oversees day-to-day operations of the organization. He joined Alamance Regional in 2006 serving in various administrative roles and was promoted to President in March 2013. Hammock previously served as Vice President and Senior Vice President.
Hammock holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from Duke University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was a Benjamin Rodin Scholar. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, which honored him as the 2013 recipient of the Regent Award for early career executives in North Carolina. Hammock has also been recognized by The Triad Business Journal among the 40 Leaders Under 40 in 2009 and by Business Leader magazine’s Movers and Shakers distinction in 2011.
He is also active in community agencies and health-related organizations, serving as past-President of the Alamance County Meals on Wheels Board, current board member with Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, member of the United Way of Alamance County Leadership Council, and volunteers with the Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee. Hammock also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Siemens Healthcare’s SYNGO US Division.
Robert E. Byrd, FACHE, has served on the senior management team of Alamance Regional Medical Center since 1978. He currently is Senior Vice President. He is responsible for strategic planning, physician network/liaison development, physician recruitment, community health services, and ARMC Physicians Care, Inc.
Mr. Byrd received a B.S. degree in music education from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania in 1970 and the Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree from Duke University in 1978. Before graduate school, he was a registered respiratory therapist.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and served as the 2009 President of the College’s area chapter, the Triad Healthcare Executive Forum. He is a member of the Carolinas Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development. Mr. Byrd is active in community organizations, serving on the boards of the Alamance County Transportation Authority (Secretary-Treasurer), Alamance County Arts Council (past president and current treasurer), Burlington-Alamance Sister Cities, and Alamance ElderCare. He is past campaign chairman and past chairman of the board of directors of the United Way of Alamance County, past board member of the United Way of North Carolina, past president of the Alamance County Community Services Agency, past president of the Alamance County Chapter of the North Carolina Symphony Society, and is co-founder and musical director of the 18-piece Alamance Jazz Band. He is the recipient of the United Way’s 2002 Community Service Award.
Richard G. Donahey, FACHE, is Senior Vice President. He is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, including personnel budgeting and staffing, policy development and review, benefits costs and administration, employee relations and development, and legal affairs. He has direct operational responsibility for Rehabilitation Services, the LifeStyle Center, Security, the Family Enrichment Center (daycare), Environmental and Dining Services, and Training and Development functions.
He received his B.S. degree in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, in 1969, and his M.S. degree in education administration from Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, in 1979.
His prior experience includes Vice-President of Human Resources at Cleveland Memorial Hospital, Shelby, North Carolina (1976-1986), and Director of Personnel Services at the Greensville Hospital System, Greenville, South Carolina (1986-1987).
Mr. Donahey is a Certified Healthcare Executive in the American College of Healthcare Executives, a member of the American Society of Hospital Human Resource Administrators, the North Carolina Society of Hospital Human Resource Administration, and the Personnel Association of Alamance County.
Rex A. Street, CPA, is Senior Vice President, CFO. As Chief Financial Officer he is responsible for General Accounting, Patient Financial Services, Payroll, Corporate Finance, Materials Management, Information Systems, Compliance, and Medical Records. Other responsibilities include education of members of the Board of Directors concerning financial matters, managing all investment and financing options, negotiation of all managed care contracts, and education of medical staff on reimbursement issues.
He received a B.S. degree in accounting, graduating cum laude from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1977. He holds a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant in the states of North Carolina and Georgia.
Mr. Street is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Health Care Financial Management Association.
Lea Gillis, BSN, MSN, is Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President. Ms. Gillis joined Alamance County Hospital in 1976 as a staff RN and later held the positions of Head Nurse and Maternal-Infant Coordinator. She also served on the Merger Task Force for the merging of Alamance County Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Alamance County. Since then her roles have included Strategic Planning Director, Director of Acute Care, and Assistant Vice President of Nursing.
She holds a M.S. degree in nursing from Loyola University and a B.S. degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Gillis is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing.
Vicki Moran is Vice President and oversees Cardiovascular Services, the Pharmacy, Clinical Engineering and Accreditation. Vicki served as Assistant Vice President for support services from 1988 to 1994. She worked part-time as the Joint Commission Coordinator from 1995 to 2009.
Mrs. Moran holds an undergraduate degree in health policy and administration from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master’s in health administration from Duke University. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Triad Healthcar