Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018
North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners Elects Officers
Stacy Angier Sworn in as New Board Member
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – The North Broward Hospital District (NBHD) Board of Commissioners, which oversees Broward Health, elected its officers at the October board meeting. Andrew M. Klein was re-elected Chairman, Christopher Ure was re-elected Vice Chair and Ray Berry was re-elected Secretary/Treasurer. Additional board members serving the NBHD are Steven A. Wellins, Nancy Gregoire and newly appointed commissioner Stacy Angier."This is an exciting time for our Board and the Broward Health system," said Klein. "Broward Health is poised to accomplish great things with the opening of new hospital facilities, expansion of our surgical robotics program, enhancement of women's and children's services and continued improvement of our quality indices and operational efficiencies - all while reducing expenses and cutting taxes."
Under the board's guidance, Broward Health has in the past 12 months trimmed more than $30 million from the budget, reduced taxes by approximately $20 million and opened $116 million in capital improvement projects for women's and children's services.
"I am very proud of the accomplishments achieved by the Board and management team in the past year," said Gino Santorio, acting president/chief executive officer of Broward Health. "We were able to reduce costs while improving the quality of our healthcare and access to that care."
Parkland resident Klein is the managing attorney at Klein Law Group, PLLC, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm specializing in communications law. He holds a juris doctor from Albany Law School and earned a bachelor's degree in economics and government from Clark University in Massachusetts. Klein was appointed by Governor Rick Scott in August 2017 for a term ending December 13, 2020.
Ure, an accomplished financial services professional, currently serves as managing director at HighTower Boca Raton. His term on the board began on October 30, 2015, and will end October 20, 2019. Ure is also a member of the Broward Health Foundation Board, is president of the board of trustees at his church and serves on several pension and investment committees.
Berry, a Davie resident, began his term on May 11, 2018, and will end June 29, 2021. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Health Business Solutions (HBS), a denial management and transitional outsourcing company empowering organizations to build financial strength through performance-based revenue cycle management. Berry is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.
Gregoire, of Coral Springs, is a partner at Birnbaum, Lippman & Gregoire, PLLC. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and a board certified appellate attorney. Gregoire received her bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Florida and her juris doctorate degree from the University of Miami School of Law. Her term began on December 1, 2017, and ends June 27, 2021.
Wellins, of Fort Lauderdale, is the senior vice president of investments for Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. Some of his past charitable activities have included serving as a past president of Jewish Family Services of Broward County and a former board member of various religious organizations and civic associations. His term began on August 25, 2017, and ends December 13, 2020.
Angier was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners and sworn in at the October 31, 2018 board meeting. The Margate resident, and school principal at Abundant Life Christian Academy, was appointed to fill a vacant seat. Her term ends May 7, 2022.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 85 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. The Broward Health system includes the statutory teaching hospital Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health Urgent Care, Broward Health International, and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.