Board

The Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is responsible for the direction and finances of the organization. In addition, they also serve as volunteers representing the Foundation in the communities in which we serve.

Jefferey Biederman, Jr. (Vice-Chair)

Jeff is a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley, and has been with the firm for over 20 years. He received his B.A. from Hampton-Sydney College in 1993. Jeff and his wife, Amber, reside in Huntington with their two children.

Kevin Craig

Kevin is the current Executive Vice President and former Vice President of Business Development of Natural Resource Partners. He was a Delegate of the West Virginia legislature for 14 years. Prior to his career with Natural Resource Partners, Kevin was the District Superintendent of CSX Transportation for eight years. Before his professional start, Kevin was a Captain in the U.S. Army for five years. He received his B.A. in accountancy from Notre Dame and his master’s in finance from Georgia Southern University. He and his wife, Rebecca, live in Huntington.

David Graley

David is a retired Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He drove the project to build the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital in Huntington. David spent more than 30 years serving local banking clients with JPMorgan Chase Bank and its predecessors, Bank One and The First Huntington National Bank.  He has served extensively on community and civic organization boards, including the Tri-State Boy Scouts, Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce, the West Virginia Biotech Alliance and the Huntington Area Development Council. He has also been honored several times for his volunteer service, including being named a Distinguished West Virginian in 2005 and being honored by Gov. Joe Manchin with a Commendation for Volunteer Service in 2006.

Aaron Heighton

Aaron is a Certified Public Accountant with Hayflich & Steinberg. Aaron and his family currently reside in Ironton, OH.

Christie Kinsey

Christie is a Financial Representative at Northwestern Mutual and has been working with Northwestern Mutual for over 30 years.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Huntington Museum of Art and on the Board of Governors for Marshall University.  She is married to Timothy Kinsey and has two step-sons and four grandchildren.

John Mandt, Jr.

John is the fourth generation of the family-owned and operated Stewart’s Original Hot Dogs. He has been working at Stewart’s since 1976. John is also the official hot dog sponsor of the Marshall University sporting events and created the West Virginia Hot Dog festival in 2005.

Tony Martin

Tony is the Operations Manager at State Electric Supply Co. since 2009.  He is also a retired U.S. Navy Commodore where he commanded Maritime Pre-Position Ships Squadron Two. Prior to his service, Tony received his B.S. in Business Management/Human Resources from State University of New York at Albany and then earned his master’s in military and strategic leadership from the U.S. Naval War College.

Christopher McNeely

Chris is a CPA at the Fyffe Jones Group in Huntington and has been with them for more than 15 years.  He received his B.S. in accounting at Marshall University. Chris is one of the founding member’s of Ethan’s Toy Box as well as a recently elected member of Team for West Virginia Children.

Mozelle Medcalf

Mozelle Medcalf is the current President of the Cabell Huntington Hospital Auxiliary as well as the recently elected State President of the Auxiliary of West Virginia Hospital Association. She and her husband Bishop reside in South Point, OH.

Marilyn Murdock

Marilyn and her sister, Bing Murphy, are co-owners of the restaurant Frostop. The Frostop in Huntington was started by her Marilyn’s father, Rupert McGinnis, and her uncle, William Warnock, in 1959 and has served as a local hit ever since.  Marilyn is also on the board of directors at Lilly’s Place, which provides medical care for prenatal drug exposure and offers education to families battling for substance-abused infants. She received her bachelor’s degree in education from West Virginia University and her master’s in special education from Marshall University. She is a retired English teacher.

Corinna Oliashirazi

Corinna is a retired Physician Assistant. She and her husband Dr. Ali Oliashirazi reside in Huntington, WV with their children.

Suzanne Oxley

Suzanne is a retired member of the Cabell County Board of Education. She joined the Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation Board in 2017.

Paul English Smith (Secretary)

Paul is the Vice President and General Counsel for Cabell Huntington Hospital.  He joined Cabell Huntington Hospital in 1985.  Today he oversees the hospital’s insurance, malpractice defense, large claims resolution, corporate compliance, HIPAA privacy compliance and risk management education.

Barry Taylor (Chair of the Board)

Barry is a practicing member at Jenkins Fenstermaker in Huntington. He is also a member of the West Virginia Bar Association.  Barry received his B.A. in political science from The Ohio State University and later went on to achieve his J.D. from The College of William and Mary.  He also has an L.L.M. from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Law.

Dr. Omayma Touma

Omayma is a retired Huntington pediatrician and Director of the Cabell County Health Department. Dr. Touma graduated from the University of Damascus and is married to Dr. Joe Touma, who also practices medicine in Huntington.

Tamela White

Tammy is a member and Founder of Ferrell, White & Legg attorneys at law. She was the first female trial lawyer from West Virginia to be elected to the International Association of Defense Counsel and is currently serving as Chair of the Medical Defense Committee of that prestigious organization. White obtained her nursing degree from The Ohio State University, a J.D from Northern Kentucky University, and then a master’s in public health from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Bill Wright (Treasurer)

Wright is a Practice Administrator at Radiology Incorporated in Huntington. Wright received his B.S. at the West Virginia School of Pharmacy and then later went on to earn his MBA at Marshall University.