Cannon’s Rentz re-elected to boards

COLUMBIA — James A. Pfeiffer, FACHE, president and CEO of Self Regional Healthcare, has been elected chair of the boards of Palmetto Hospital Trust (PHT), PHT Services Ltd. (PHTS) and Palmetto Healthcare Liability Insurance Program (PHLIP) for 2016.

Pfeiffer holds an undergraduate degree in biology and an MBA in finance from Florida State University.

Other 2016 officers of the three boards are vice chair Jay Bikofsky, managing principal, J.E.B. Consulting, secretary Norman G. Rentz, president and CEO, Cannon Memorial Hospital, member-at-large Philip A. Clayton, president and CEO, Conway Medical Center and member-at-large John A. Miller Jr., FACHE, chief executive officer, AnMed Health.

During the meetings, the boards presented Bikofsky the Chair’s Award, recognizing him for eight years of dedicated service as board chair. Bruce Baldwin, president and CEO of Newberry County Memorial Hospital, was elected to a new three-year term on the boards of all three companies. A native of Illinois, Baldwin earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Eastern Illinois University, and has extensive graduate education in healthcare management.

“We look forward to having Bruce join us as part of the governance team of PHT, PHTS and PHLIP,” PHTS president and CEO Brian J. Teusink said. “His experience will be an asset to our boards as we continue to develop new products and services for our clients.”

Re-elected to three-year terms on all three boards were Pfeiffer, Bikofsky, Rentz and D. Douglas Dorman, FACHE, SPHR, vice president of human resources at Greenville Health System.

Richard E. D’Alberto, FACHE, campus president at Greenville Health System – Laurens Memorial Hospital, was re-elected to three-year terms on the boards of PHT Services, Ltd. and Palmetto Hospital Trust.