New members will enhance board focus on expanding care services and combating inequalities in healthcare access
Falls Church, VA (April 6, 2021)—Capital Caring Health, one of the leading providers of elder care, hospice, and palliative care in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, today announced four new members and new officer positions within its board of directors, roles which will each support the nonprofit’s mission to provide patients and their families with advanced illness care of the highest quality. New board members include Angela Webb, Steve Galles, John Adams, and Terence E. Burns.
In addition to bringing on the new members, the Capital Caring Health board has elected immediate past vice-chair Lynn Mento as chair. “I am personally delighted to welcome such a strong group of new board members, and I look forward to serving with each of them in the coming year,” said Mento. “I’m also very pleased that Rev. Dr. Tyrone Pitts will support the next chapter of our work in his new role as board vice-chair. Tyrone has demonstrated exceptional commitment to advancing Capital Caring Health’s mission, and we’re looking forward to his leadership.” New board member Terence Burns will become board treasurer.
“We are pleased to welcome new board members Angela, Steve, John, and Terence at a pivotal time for advanced illness treatment as we continue to expand our geographic and clinical impact,” said Capital Caring Health President and CEO Tom Koutsoumpas. “Delivering compassionate, patient-centered care is in this organization’s DNA. Our board represents a variety of expertise including health law, social impact, financial management, philanthropy, investment, and more. Not only do these new members embody our vision and core values, but they join our undertaking in addressing the significant disparity among minority groups in accessing quality advanced illness, home, and hospice care.”
The four new board members are:
- Angela Webb, a founding member of Peachtree Providence Partners Holding Company, LLC. With over 25 years of corporate and entrepreneurial expertise, Angela provides critical insights that drive enhanced performance. She is also the former President and a founding member of CertusBank, a full-service, nationally chartered financial institution operating 35 branches in the southern U.S. Angela is a 20-year veteran and former executive of Wells Fargo and its predecessor institutions. In this role, Angela managed a human resources team that supported more than 20,000 domestic and international employees, exhibiting a deep acumen in disciplines including: strategic management, consulting, business underwriting, scorecard management, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, financial center management, sales, cultural integration, and diversity consulting. She also supported Wachovia Corporation’s offshoring efforts into India and the Philippines. Angela graduated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in industrial psychology. She has won numerous awards for her community engagement.
- Steve Galles, TRINITY Group Construction’s chief financial officer. In addition to managing all of TRINITY’s financial, administrative, and information technology functions, he handles all treasury, tax, and risk management functions for the company. Prior to his position at TRINITY, Steve was an executive with a regional general contractor, which became one of the leading general contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region. He was responsible for designing and implementing all accounting and financial policies and procedures for the firm. In addition to his operational experience as a controller and financial officer, Steve spent five years with a national consulting firm advising and implementing financial systems and reengineering financial operations for large institutional and government organizations. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in information systems technology at James Madison University and received his MBA in finance from George Mason University.
- John Adams, partner at McGuireWoods, a full-service firm providing legal and public affairs solutions. He brings an extensive background in private practice and senior government service, representing corporations, boards, and executives facing significant legal, regulatory, and reputational risk. John has resolved complex, high-stakes investigations through innovative settlements and has successfully tried cases both as a federal prosecutor and defense counsel. In addition to his investigations practice, John routinely advises clients with matters pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Solicitor General’s Office. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, John served in positions of significant responsibility throughout the government. Before working in law, he served as a U.S. naval officer, deploying to the Persian Gulf. John has at various times served as an adjunct professor of appellate and trial advocacy at the University of Richmond School of Law, and he serves as Trustee and Vice President of the VMI Foundation. He attended college at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), and later graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law.
- Terence E. Burns, CFA and the president and founder of Campion Asset Management, a boutique investment advisory firm that serves individuals, families, and tax-exempt organizations. With over 20 years of investment analysis and portfolio management experience, Terence has served a wide range of individuals and tax-exempt organizations. Former affiliations include Bank of America Private Bank, Riggs & Co., the Association for Investment Management & Research, and Fannie Mae. As an active volunteer in the investment community, Terence has served as president of the CFA Society, as a president’s council representative for the CFA Institute, and as a member of CFA Institute Standards of Practice Committee. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Wealth Management. Terence received an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Maryland. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
About Capital Caring Health
Capital Caring Health is one of the leading nonprofit providers of elder health, hospice, and advanced illness care for persons of all ages in the mid-Atlantic region. A member of a national network of 70 nonprofit hospice providers, our mission is to provide patients and their families with advanced illness care that is second to none. We also have special hospice teams serving children and veterans. On an annual basis, we serve over 7,000 hospice patients and provide more than $3 million in charity care to those who are uninsured and have nowhere else to turn. Almost 90 cents out of every dollar goes to caring for patients and their families.
The website, capitalcaring.org, is available in English, Spanish, and Korean plus offers 24/7 Live Chat. Since the beginning of hospice care over 40 years ago, we have served 120,000 patients and their families in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. 24 Hour Care Line: 800-869-2136.