Carilion Clinic has made several key appointments to its leadership group. They are:
Melina Perdue has been named executive vice president. Perdue previously served as Senior Vice President with responsibility for Carilion's community hospitals. In her new role she will assume responsibility for regional primary care in addition to her existing responsibilities.
Carolyn Chrisman has been named senior vice president. Chrisman previously served as Vice President for quality and process improvement. In her new role, Chrisman will develop Carilion's new Innovation Center, an initiative to further advance quality and process improvements.
Jeanne Armentrout has been named senior vice president with responsibility for Human Resources. Armentrout previously served as Vice President.
Paul Davenport has been named vice president with responsibility for the Department of Emergency Services. Davenport previously served as Senior Director of Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation. His will continue to lead Carilion's patient transportation services in his new role.
Charles “Chuck” Carr has been named vice president of administration for Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Carr has served on the CSJH board of directors since 1998 and on the Carilion Clinic board since 2004. He comes to CSJH with over 25 years of leadership experience at both Reeves Brothers and Modine Manufacturing Company.
John Piatkowski, M.D., has been named vice president of administration for Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. Dr. Piatkowski comes to Carilion from HealthEast Care System in Saint Paul, Minn., where he served as vice president and executive medical director.