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Published on November 24, 2021

Cone Health Foundation Announces New Board Member and Officers

Cone Health Foundation, Guilford County’s largest health-specific philanthropy, recently announced that it has added a new member to its Board of Directors:

Mac SimsMac Sims is President of East Greensboro NOW (EGN), a position he has held since 1997 when the organization was founded. Prior to EGN, Sims worked for Weaver Cooke Construction Company, LLC, serving in a variety of roles that included: commercial and residential real estate development, commercial and multi-family real estate management, business development manager and marketing manager for construction. He serves on several local advisory boards and boards of directors including Salvation Army, YMCA, and Wellspring Retirement Community. He is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. Check out this link for a great video about the work moving forward at EGN: Info — East Greensboro NOW

Kim Gatling, our Board Chair, shared her enthusiasm for her new role. “It is an exciting time to be in a leadership role with a dynamic organization, like Cone Health Foundation. Our Board understands that that all forms of oppression are interconnected and striving for health equity requires us to take action to address racial inequities, systemic racial bias, and racial disparities.”


Chair: Kim Gatling

Partner, Fox Rothschild

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Kim Gatling

Vice-Chair: Cindy Thompson

Executive Director, Boundless Impact

Cindy Thompson

SecretaryJohn Cross

Partner, Brooks Pierce

John Cross

Treasurer: Wilson Lester

Managing Partner, Partners in Equity

Wilson Lester

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Cone Health Foundation is proud to partner with Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust on an update of their first-of-its-kind study: The Economic and Employment Benefits of Expanding Medicaid in North Carolina: June 2019 Update.

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